Robert E. Smith, 85, Cedar Rapids, died July 30, 2019 at Northbrook Manor Care Center. He was born January 22, 1934 in Cedar Rapids, to Roy and Elizabeth Smith.
Bob graduated from St. Pat’s High School, and began working at Collins eventually becoming a foreman for the company. He enjoyed woodworking, creating some beautiful pieces, he liked fishing, and he never met a dog he didn’t like. Bob married Jean Janzan on April 29, 1972.
Bob is survived by his wife Jean; children Pat (Arnie) , Laurie (Jeff), Robert, Debbie, Tim, and Connie; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother Bill; and first wife and mother of 5 children, Phyllis Lodewck. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Dorothy and Alice, and brother Albert.
A visitation will be held on Saturday August 3, 2019 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories from 10:00-11:00 am. Services will begin at the chapel at 11:00 am. Burial will be private.