Chester R. Smith, 85

Chester R. Smith of the Town of Jackson went to meet the Lord on Monday, May 13, 2013, at Froedtert Health St. Joseph’s Hospital at the age of 85 years.

He was born on Nov. 6, 1927, in Milwaukee to the late Frank and Clara (nee Krause) Smith.

Chester served with the United States Navy. Following his discharge, he returned to Wisconsin.

For 10 years, he was a peace officer for the town of Polk. He also worked for Russ Darrow Group as a mechanic, retiring after many years of loyal employment.

Survivors include one sister Marie Behling; one brother Ralph; niece and nephews Frank (Doris) Behling, Mary (Steve) Reisman and Allen (Suzanne) Behling; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother Harold Smith and one brother-in-law Edward Behling.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at Frieden’s Cemetery, corners of County Road P and Cedar Creek Road, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. James Hill officiating.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of Jackson is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at