J. Leo Smith
Sunday, October 16, 2005
4:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapels
126 Third Street Northeast
Mason City, IA 50401
Monday, October 17, 2005
Holy Family Catholic Church
714 North Adams
Mason City, IA 50401
|Mason City- J. Leo Smith, 76, of 2262 West State Street, died Friday, October 14, 2005, at Shakopee, Minnesota.
A funeral Mass will be held 10:30 A.M. Monday, October 17, 2005, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 714 N. Adams with Rev. Jon M. Seda, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 P.M. Sunday, October 16, 2005, at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St NE, Mason City where a rosary will be said at 5:30 P.M. Sunday in the Hogan-Bremer-Moore Chapel
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be directed to Holy Family Catholic Church or the Crisis Intervention Center.
Joseph Leo Smith was born in rural Worth County, Iowa, on July 11, 1929, a son of Leo F. and M. Bernadette (Barrett) Smith. He attended a one room school house in rural Mason City, and graduated from Holy Family Catholic School and Loras College. After graduation, Leo moved back to rural Mason City to the family farm, where he raised angus cattle and farmed.
Leo married Jane White on December 26, 1958 at the Holy Family Catholic Church, Mason City. Leo enjoyed farming, traveling, and most of all, spending time with his family and friends.
Leo was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. He was a past director of the Manly State Bank and the Farmers Home Administration.
Leo is survived by his wife Jane Smith, Mason City; six children, Kathleen (Jeff) Koranda, Hanlontown; Steve (Micki) Smith, Mason City; Nancy (Jeff) Carew, Iowa City; James J. Smith, Mason City; John (Wendy) Smith, Orlando, FL; and Will Smith, Chicago, IL; ten grandchildren, Molly, Patrick and Cameron Mackey; Jessyca, Joey, Jacob Smith; and Tyler, Dylan, Carter, and Morgan Carew; two sisters, Mary Anne Lawlis, Mequon, WI; and Patricia Cain, Virginia; one aunt, Ella Muehe, Mason City; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers, Jim, Mike, Tom, and John.
Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel: 641-423-2372