ROBERT “BOB” THOMAS SMITH
Robert “Bob” Thomas Smith, 95, of Fort Dodge passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Simpson Health Center. The memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Arrangements have been entrusted with Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Robert was born on January 12, 1923 to Thomas and Gertrude (Welch) Smith. He grew up and graduated from Austin High School in Chicago, Illinois in 1941 and went on to Grinnell College. He was united in marriage to Lois Schulz in December of 1973. He worked in the agricultural industry selling Ag chemicals for many years before his retirement. He was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and enjoyed playing golf and traveling.
Robert is survived by his son Thomas (Julie) Smith of Ankeny, IA; grandchildren Mackensie (Zach) Graham, Parker Smith and Madeline Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois; son Michael; daughter Patricia and parents Thomas and Gertrude.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be left to Youth Ministries of St. Mark’s.