LINUS J. SMITH, 90, of
LINUS JOSEPH SMITH was born on October 1, 1918 in
Linus was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed farming and raising cattle. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Jackson, where he had been active in the Knights of Columbus, sang in the church choir and the Polka Mass. He also enjoyed bowling, wood working, going to auctions and tinkering.
Linus is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lorraine of Jackson, a daughter, Donna (Jim) Barnhart of Galena, Illinois, 4 sons, Robert (Lonnie) Moffitt of Welcome, Minnesota, Dennis (LeAnn) Moffitt of Dunnell, Minnesota, Allan (Sandi) Moffitt of Taylor, Missouri and Mike (Bobetta) Smith of Jackson, 15 grandchildren, 17great-grandchildren and a sister, Fern Abell of Forsyth, Missouri.
Linus was preceded in death by his parents, 2 daughters, Ann Smith Wenzel, Patricia Shriver, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Visitation will be on Sunday 1-4-09 from 3 to 5 PM with a Prayer service at 4:30 pm at the Osterberg Funeral Home in
You may sign the online guestbook at osterbergfuneralhome.com