Milton “John” Smith

Milton “John” Smith, 91, of Albion, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.  John is survived by his loving wife of 71 years Joan Smith of Albion, five children: Lonnie (Dawn) Smith of Albion, Terri (Bob) Schmitz of Albion, Dan (Joni) Smith of Central City, Jill (Tim) Zoucha of Albion and Jane (Barry) Wallin of Newman Grove, son-in-law Harold “Skip” Hetherington of Lincoln, 19 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, 13 great great grandchildren, half-brother Brian (Pam) Becklun of Elgin, half-brother Milton Thiem of Omaha, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Sue Hetherington, son-in-law Norman Henn, daughter-in-law Kimberlie Smith, brother Robert E. Smith, stepsister Joan Becklun Pasek and stepbrother John J. Becklun.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at St Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Mark Tomasiewicz officiating. Burial followed at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Albion.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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