Brian H. Smit

Brian H. Smit, age 56, of Brandon, died Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Froedtert Hospital. He was born on July 10, 1964, in Waupun, the son of Henry and Edith (Kok) Smit. Brian was a 1982 graduate of Laconia High School. On September 14, 1985, he married Elizabeth Ward. Brian worked in maintenance at Atlas Roofing in Fond du Lac. He was a volunteer on the Brandon Fire Department for many years. Brian was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved his family and sports, especially the Packers and Brewers.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of Brandon; his children, Amanda Smit of Milwaukee, Eric (Chelsey) Smit of Nashville, TN; his mother, Edith Smit of Brandon; his siblings, Beverly Hartmann of Muskego, Roxanne Smit of Madison, Patty Clark of Brandon, Christal Smit of Waupun; his mother-in-law, Kay Ward of Fond du Lac; his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Kathryn Ward of Greenwood, IN, Wendy (Dan) Buehrens of Fond du Lac, Laura (fiancé Greg) Bartolutti of Fond du Lac, Kathy Cook of Brownsville, Brad (Mary) Ward of Greenville, NC, Angie (Bob) Ward of Lodi, WI; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Smit; his father-in-law, William Ward; brothers-in-law, Perry Ward, Dave Cook, and Bryce Clark.

Visitation will take place on Monday, September 14, 2020, from 3-6 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Cremation has taken place. Due to Emergency Order #1 under Executive Order #82, masks are required while in attendance. 

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