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Terry L Smith

April 6, 1952 ~ July 3, 2021 (age 69)


Terry L. Smith, age 69, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Eau Claire, WI.  He was born on April 6, 1952 in (Town) Wisconsin, the son of Elmer and Betty (Fye) Smith.  He was united in marriage to Connie Sue Mortensen on June 7, 1980 at the Full Gospel Church in Shell Lake, WI.

Terry proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  He was the owner of Smith and Son’s Salvage in Trego.  Terry was strongly independent and was known to be a little stubborn.  He loved fishing, camping with his family and collecting most everything.

He is survived by his children, Mechelle Butler-Smith of Ardmore, OK, Janet (Greg) Garza of Spooner, WI, Tanya (Daniel Rieck) Gates of Spooner, WI and Randy (Kristina) Smith of Spooner, WI; his grandchildren, Dakota, Ben, Hailie, Joseph and Ashley; a great-granddaughter, Sophie; his siblings, Richard (Cathi) Smith of Brill, WI and Pam (Robert) Abner of Phoenix, AZ; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

In addition to his parents, Terry is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Connie; and his sisters, Kathleen Dale and Judy Richardson.

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