Darlene E. Smith


Darlene E. SmithDarlene E. Smith (nee Reif), 73, of Hartford, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at her home.

She was born on June 11, 1941, in Kewaunee, to the late Frank and Francis (nee Michalek) Reif. On May 26, 1973, she was united in marriage to the late Wilmer Smith in Zion, Illinois.

She was a caring mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her three children, Roger (Patricia) Post, Christopher M. Smith and Kevin (Kristy) Smith; six grandchildren, Ryan (Stephanie) Post, Luke Post, Dakotah Saugstad, Tyler Smith, Kein Smith Hayley and Logan Post; three sisters, Mary Harteau, Dorothy (Clarence) Benser and Millie (Raymond) Ermis; and many other relatives and friends.

She is further preceded in death by her granddaughter, Stefani Post; sister, Grace Steckbauer; and brother, Joe Reif.

In honor of Darlene’s wishes, no formal funeral services will be held. Inurnment and a celebratory memorial service of Darlene’s life will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Neenah. Time of service will be announced at a later date.