Julie R. Smith
With great sorrow, after a long illness, Julie R. Smith of Oxnard, CA passed away at home March 29, 2013 with her husband, Rick at her side.
Julie was born September 6, 1954 in Waupun, the daughter of Louis A. and Shirley Gysbers Pluim. Julie graduated from Waupun High School in 1972. In 1973 she moved to California. On November 23, 1979 she married Richard D. Smith in Las Vegas. The couple resided in Oxnard, CA all their married lives. Throughout the years, Julie was employed at numerous businesses. She worked for El Rio School District, Volt Temp Agency, and BMW of North America for 16 years. Julie had great knowledge of computers. She loved puzzles, reading, her pets, and her family trips.
Julie is survived by her husband of 33 years, Richard D. Smith of Oxnard, CA; two sons, Richard L. Smith of Oxnard, CA and Daniel R. (Meghan) Smith of Fond du Lac, WI; six grandchildren, Judith, Koltin, Hayden, Parker, Trenton, and Hunter; her mother, Shirley Pluim of Waupun; two sisters, Peggy (James) Possin of Madison and Sue (Tom) Coughlin of Mequon, WI; two brothers, Tom (Sharon) Pluim of Waupun and David (Jill) Pluim of Hartford; her mother-in-law, Shirley Whooley of Waupun; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; aunts and uncles; nieces and nephews; and cousins.
Julie was preceded in death by her father, Lou Pluim; her father-in-law, Gordon Smith; and step-father-in-law, James Whooley.
Private memorials services for Julie R. Smith will be held at a later date.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is handling local arrangements. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.