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Born: April 23, 1957

Death: June 8, 2012






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Ottawa Funeral Home
Ottawa, IL





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Anne Smith

    April 23, 1957  -  June 8, 2012






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Anne Ricker (Warren) Smith, 55, of Ottawa passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 at her daughter’s home in Streator.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012 at Ottawa Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Kaufman officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 to 1:00, two hours prior to services on Monday, June 11, 2012 at Ottawa Funeral Home. She will be buried in Harding Cemetery.

Anne was born April 23, 1957 in Elgin, Illinois to Harland and Helen (Bowers) Warren. She worked as a secretary in her father’s law office for over twenty years. She was a regular participant in the Burgoo Festival. For a short time she owned Grandma Anne’s Fudge Shoppe in Utica. She was a proud 1975 graduate of Ottawa Township High School. She was a member of Jobs Daughters. She married Richard Dale Smith. Anne loved cats and collected a wide variety of cat themed items throughout her life. She grew up on the east side of Ottawa and her family home remains occupied by her youngest brother.

Anne is survived by her loving daughter, Karen (Robert) Norris of Streator; three grandchildren, Audrey Lynn Plique, April Marie Smith, and Robert Henry Norris III; two brothers, John Daniel Warren of Springfield and Harland Daniel Warren Jr. of Ottawa.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two children, Kelly Anne and one child in infancy; as well as various other family members.

Pallbearers will be Robert Norris, Bobby Morton, Jim Miller, Kent and Dave Butterfield, and Kevin Steward.

Memorials may be directed to the family.