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Louise R. Smith

November 23, 1928 August 17, 2008
Louise R. Smith
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PEORIA-Louise R. Smith, 79, of Peoria, passed away at 2:28 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2008 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. She was born on November 23, 1928 in Peru, IL to Zigmunt and Wladyslaw “Lottie” Zyskowski Rudzinski. She married William J. Smith on October 8, 1960 in Peru, IL. He survives. She is also survived by two daughters, Linda (Vincent) Bonvissuto of Kingston Springs, TN and Rhonda Smith of Arlington, VA; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Alexandra Koss of California, Celia Clydesdale of Peru, IL and Adele (Earl) League of Arizona; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. Louise was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. A Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 22, 2008 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church of which she was a member. Rev. Dustin Schultz will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Illinois Right to Life, 4100 N. Brandywine Dr., Peoria, IL 61614 or Horizon House of Illinois Valley, 2000 Plank Rd., Peru, IL 61354. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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