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George L. Smith

September 18, 1938 — April 28, 2023

Sun Prairie


SUN PRAIRIE—George L. Smith, age 84, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, April 28, 2023.  He was born on September 18, 1938 in Brewer, Maine to Eugene and Grace (Ireland) Smith.  George was a graduate of Freeport, Maine High School.  He married Jean Bohling on April 4, 1959 in Sun Prairie, WI. 

George dedicated the years 1956-1960 to the United States Air Force where he was stationed at Truax Field in Madison, and he was a local member of the Sun Prairie American Legion Post 333. 

In his free time, George enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching football games, and an occasional gambling trip.

George is survived by his wife Jean Smith; daughters Barbara (Greg) Weihert of Waterloo, Kristi (Robert) Klawitter of Sun Prairie, and Annette (Leon) Schmitt, Jr.; one son Robert Smith of Waterloo; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his father Eugene Smith in 1959, mother Grace Huntington in 2001, and brother Larry Smith in 1995.

A private urn burial will take place at Sun Prairie Memory Gardens.

Memorials are requested to be sent to Cress Sun Prairie and will be directed to the family.

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