Mary Lou Smith

Apr 6, 2018
Smith, Mary Lou


Private family services will take place Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Locke Funeral Home     




Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo, Iowa     


to the family     


Mary Lou Smith, 80, of Waterloo died at home Friday, April 6, 2018, following a lengthy illness.


Mary Lou was born March 5, 1938 in rural Mitchell County, IA, the daughter of Robert C. and Helen M. Shupe French. 


She married Harry A. Smith on April 4, 1953 in St. Ansgar, IA; he died February 15, 2008.


Mary Lou worked in the JC Penny stock room retiring in 2000 after 30 years.


Survivors include two sons, H. Bruce (Mary Lee) Smith of Center Point and Dan (Phyllis) Smith of Washburn; a daughter, Deborah Smith of Waterloo; 8 grandchildren: Klint, Keith, Heather, Brandy, Travis, Brooke, Nicholas and Laura; 17 great-grandchildren; and her sister Ardith (Wayne) Heins of Waterloo.


She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother, Michael; and a sister, Patricia.     


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  1. Williams Family | Apr 14, 2018
    Condolences to the Smith family.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family.  Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds."  May God bring you comfort and peace.
  2. Jill Boesen | Apr 09, 2018

    Jill Boesen(Bahr)

    I am sorry for your loss. It was nice seeing Deb and Mary Lou several years ago at the

    lawyers office. I lost my Dad a year ago. Its tough when both parents are gone. Prayers to

    your family during this difficult time.

    Jill Boesen

  3. Joseph & Joan Meany | Apr 08, 2018

    Dan & Phyllis & all the family of Mary Lou Smith,

    Sincere and heartfelt sympathy to you at this time of sorrow. May each of you find comfort in your faith, family, friends and fond memories of Mom & Grandma Smith.

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