Louise M. Smith
Louise “Smitty” M. Smith, 78, of Fond du Lac, died on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at St. Agnes
She was born on September 21, 1939, in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Arnold G. and Agnes D.
(Krystofiak) Lorenz. She was a graduate of Fond du Lac Senior High School, and a 1959 graduate
of a Vocational School in Fond du Lac. On February 20, 1960, she married Wayne Robert Smith at
St. George’s Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Louise worked as a LPN for St. Agnes Hospital and later worked for St. Catherine’s Hospital in
Kenosha and then in various nursing homes. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, reading, puzzles and
She is survived by her six children: Sharon Rocco of Kenosha, Roxane Smith of Kenosha, Carole
(Stanley) Daley of New London, Angela (Larry) Johnson of Kenosha, Christopher Smith of Kenosha
and Kathy (Jim Flenner) Sholly of Glendale, AZ; 19 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, two
sisters: Patricia (Bill) LaCloix of Green Bay and Kathleen Kibler of Fond du Lac; and her brother,
Richard (Emmy) Lorenz of Ephrata, WA.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, her daughter, Deborah Lachman, an infant son and
a grandson at birth.
VISITATION: Friends may call on Saturday, August 18, 2018, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Kurki-Mach
Funeral Chapel, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at KurkiMach
Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Paul Pfeffer officiating. Cremation has taken place.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com.