Obit: Smith, Roy Frank (1933 - 2010)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Smith, Anderson, Lew, Williams,
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark
Co., WI.) March 24, 2010
Smith, Roy Frank (19 June 1933 - 19 March
2010) With Flag
Roy F. Smith, age 76, of Lublin, passed
away on March 19, 2010, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 22, 2010,
at St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church in Lublin. Fr.
Marion Talaga officiated and burial followed in St. Mary’s
Cemetery. Visitation was held at the church, on Monday, from 9:30
a.m., until time of service.
Roy Frank Smith was born on June 19,
1933, in Chicago, IL, the son of John and Dorothy (Anderson)
Smith. He was raised and received his education in Chicago.
After completing his education, Roy worked for Montgomery Wards in
the Chicago area. He then served in the U. S. Army and
returned to Chicago after his discharge and went to work for
Justrite Manufacturing. He was united in marriage to Helen
Lew on August 1, 1959, in Chicago. They moved to Lublin in
1971 and Roy worked at Lord Label Manufacturing in Thorp, until
retiring in 1995. He then enjoyed woodworking, golfing and
helping Joe Stokosa at his garage in Lublin. In his younger years,
Roy was a volunteer fireman in the Lublin Fire
He is survived by his wife, Helen, of
Lublin; his daughter, Nancy (Jeff) Williams of Elk Mound; one
grandson, Taylor Williams; one brother, James (Diane) Smith of
Arizona; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents
and one brother, John Smith.
Online condolences may be expressed at
Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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