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Phillip "Pete" Joseph Smith, Jr.

September 21, 1940 July 14, 2019
Phillip "Pete" Joseph Smith, Jr.
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Obituary for Phillip "Pete" Joseph Smith, Jr.

Phillip “Pete” J. Smith, Jr., 78, of Waterloo, died Sunday, July 14, at Pinnacle Specialty Care.

He was born September 21, 1940, in Independence, the son of Phillip Sr. and Geraldine Mitchell Smith. He married Eileen Kurt. They later divorced. He then married Alice Picht April 23, 1979, in Waterloo.

Pete was employed by John Deere for 29 years in the foundry, a stock chaser, and a truck driver before retiring in 1995. He served our country honorably in the United States Marine Corp. He was a member of the UAW and AMVETS.

Survived by: his wife, Alice of Waterloo; three daughters, Lorna Anderson of Waterloo, Michelle (John) Osterhaus of Cedar Falls, and Lisa Skhal of Waterloo; four grandchildren, Texianna, Courtney, Joshua, and Rachel; and a great-granddaughter, Caliber.

Preceded in death by: his parents; and a brother, William Smith.

Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway where at 4:00 p.m. full military rites will be performed by the Waterloo AMVETS Post 19, Evansdale AMVETS Post 31, and the United States Marine Corps Honor Guard. There will be a 7:00 p.m. time of sharing. Burial will occur 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 22, at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.
Memorials may be directed to the family.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be missed dearly.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Jul

4:00 PM 7/18/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/18/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Military Rites

Thursday

18

Jul

4:00 PM 7/18/2019 4:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Time of Sharing

Thursday

18

Jul

7:00 PM 7/18/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Graveside Service

Monday

22

Jul

12:30 PM 7/22/2019 12:30:00 PM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Adel, Iowa 50003

Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Dr. Adel 50003 Iowa
United States
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