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Sue Smith

May 1, 1946 ~ January 14, 2020 (age 73)


Sue Smith, 73, of Washington, IL passed away at 10:35am Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington.

Sue was born May 1, 1946 in Springfield, MO to the late Howard and Beulah Caton.  She married her high school sweetheart Ron Smith in 1965.  He preceded her in death on August 19, 2017.

Surviving are two daughters Traci Smith (Kevin Donahue) of Brimfield and Toni Smith (Shea) of Kenosha, WI, sisters Judy Brasier of Pomona, MO and Terry Nicholson of Willow Springs, MO and brother Steve Caton of Pomona, MO.

Sue was a beautiful, fun-loving Mom who made her home a place where the neighborhood kids wanted to hang out.  She enjoyed walking and talking with friends and neighbors, had a green thumb, an affinity for ice cream and loved to sing.  Her natural talent for baking led her to a long career as the bakery manager at Thompson’s Food Basket and later retired from IGA in Metamora.  Sue liked to spend her free time with her husband Ron watching the St. Louis Cardinals play and as members of several car clubs attending car shows in their Chevy Nomad.  

Please join us for a celebration of her life on Saturday January 25 2:00p.m.–5:00p.m. at Ludy’s Kickapoo Creek Saloon in Kickapoo, IL. 

Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Thank you to everyone at Farmington Country Manor for the wonderful care they provided during her time there.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sue Smith, please visit our floral store.


Family will receive friends
January 25, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Ludy's Kickapoo Creek Saloon
9828 US Highway 150
Edwards, IL 61528

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