Harley Curtis Smith

Harley Curtis Smith
Nov. 11, 1926-July 21, 2013

Harley C. Smith, age 86, passed away at his home, in Ithaca, Michigan on July 21, 2013.
Harley was born November 11, 1926, in Jasper Township, MI, to Ervin and Mary (Curtis) Smith, the 6th of 10 children. He married Donna Mae Gilbow June 5, 1948.
Harley served in the Army for 2 years during World War II. He was employed at Dow Chemical for 35 years before retiring in 1980.
Harley is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Harley (Kathryn) Smith, Lucinda Peska, Darrell (Karen) Smith; 8 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren. He is also survived by 3 sisters and 1 brother.
Funeral Services for Harley will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the Barden Funeral Home in Ithaca. Pastor Dave Perry will officiate and burial will be in Midland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at the funeral home.
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Barden Funeral Home
225 W. Center Ithaca, MI 48847
Published in The Morning Sun on July 23, 2013