|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1930|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2011|
From the 3/11/11 Beaver Dam Daily Citizen:
Donna Jean Smith (Krueger) beloved wife of the late Robert F. Smith; dear mother of Bruce A, Smith (wife Lorraine); sister of Duane Krueger (wife Beatrice); numerous nieces and nephews; grandmother of Jennifer Antone (husband Larry) and Taylor; great-grandmother of Madison Marie Antone and soon baby Antone.
Services and visitation in Palos Heights, Ill. Interment and grave-site services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m., at Oak Hill Cemetery, Horicon. Donna will be buried along with her husband's Robert's remains at this time. Robert was the brother of Donna Harris (Smith) of Fort Wayne, Ind., and brother of Harland Smith (wife Janet) of Angola, Ind.
Donna Jean was born on Horicon, Wis., and graduated from Horicon High School Class of 1948.
Also at this time, Robert will receive a ‘military send-off.' During World War II, Robert served as a flight maintenance gunner. He was part of the courageous 450th Bomb Group called the ‘Cottontails.' His squad flew over Northern France, Air Offensive Europe and Air Combat Balkans. He received three Bronze Stars, a Distinguished Flying Cross, Good Conduct Medal and an Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters.
He was a member of the International Comanche Airplane Society, the Fairfield Bay Rescue Squad and former president of the board of directors of Faith Lutheran Church in Fairfield Bay, Wis.
Robert F. Smith (1924 - 2007)
Created by: Steve Seim
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
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