My sincerest condolences to the family.
May your treasured memories and the drawing close to Almighty God in prayer comfort and strengthen you during this most difficult time.
Monte Blue Smith was born October 9, 1935 and departed this life on March 23, 2017. He was born in Harrisburg, Illinois to Gotslee and Myrtle Smith. Monte was a retired employee of US Steel Corp and a firefighter at Bethlehem Steel in Portage, IN. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Masons. Both parents and a sister Cordie and a brother Richard preceded him in death. Monte graduated from Froebel High School in 1954. . He was survived by a daughter Janell, grandchildren Morgan, Justus and Amanda; loving and devoted ex-wife Carol Booker Smith and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 9 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services immediately following at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Mar. 26, 2017.