LaNette Smith

LaNette L. Smith of Hudson, WI, born into life February 26, 1951, was born peacefully into eternity at her home on November 5, 2011, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer.

LaNette was born in Saginaw, MI to Burton and Rose (Morris) Loomis.  She married Miles Smith on August 11, 1990, in Oscoda, MI, and worked at Metropolitan Medical Associates in St. Paul, MN.  LaNette enjoyed traveling, spending time with close friends, planting spring flowers and watching the leaves change in the fall. 

She is survived by her husband of twenty-one years, Miles; daughter Tamara (Jake) VanCleve of Greenview, IL; son Richard (Dianna) Hall of Colorado Springs, CO; grandson Dakoda VanCleve of Greenview, IL; brothers DeWaine (Maryanne) Loomis of Vidor, TX, Larry (Diane) Loomis of Green Bay, WI, David (Diane) Loomis of Alaska, Carl Loomis of Oscoda, MI, Lou (Melinda Hunter) Dinnan of Iron River, WI, and Ed (Ness) Dinnan of Oscoda, MI; sisters Carol Fleming of Indianapolis, IN, Cathy McCarty of Oscoda, MI, Laurie (David) McCord of East Tawas, MI, and Charlotte Loomis (missing).  She is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

LaNette was preceded in death by her parents, Burton and Rose, sisters Direen and Gayle, first husband Thomas Hall, and several other beloved family members.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 am on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hudson, WI. Father Gene Murphy will officiate.  Visitation will take place at the church from 4:00-7:00 pm on Monday, November 7, 2011, as well as one hour prior to the funeral.  A prayer service and rosary will be led by Deacon Wayne Biever at 7:00 pm on Monday.

Memorials are requested to Second Harvest.

Special thanks to the nurses of Adoray Hospice for their excellent care. 


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