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Lori Ann Smith Simon

August 8, 1961 March 22, 2017
Lori Ann Smith Simon
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Obituary for Lori Ann Smith Simon

Lori Ann Smith Simon, 55, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Vinton due to a stroke.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Vinton with Father Ardel Barta as Celebrant. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 26, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the church. Following services, Lori’s body will be cremated and private family inurnment will take place in the Urbana Cemetery at a later date.
Lori was born August 8, 1961, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Charles L. and Valeria Boies Smith. She graduated from Washington High School in Vinton in 1980.
Lori was married to Kurt Kramer, and they had three children together: Kari, Katie and Kelsy. The couple later divorced. She married Gale Simon, and they also divorced.
Lori worked for Collins Radio, Amana and the Vinton and Independence newspapers.
Lori is survived by her parents, Chuck and Karol Smith of Brandon; three daughters: Kari (Brody) Knudtson of Independence; Katie (Kevin) Sloan of North Liberty; and Kelsy (Mitch) Warwick of Newcastle, Australia; two brothers: Chuck E. (Alyson) Smith of Urbana; and Tony (Michelle) Smith of Sanford, FL; three sisters: Deb (Ric) Corkery of Independence; Susan (Tim) Schminke of Marion; and Mary Beth (John) Lindaman of Brandon; six grandchildren: Miles, Elodie and Amelia Knudtson, Quinn and Connor Sloan and Maggie Warwick; special friend, Mick Young of Vinton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Valeria Smith; her grandparents; and one granddaughter, Kenadie Sloan.
A memorial fund has been established.

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

26

Mar

3:00 PM 3/26/2017 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 3/26/2017 5:00:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church,

2200 2nd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

St. Mary Catholic Church,
2200 2nd Ave Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Service

Monday

27

Mar

10:30 AM 3/27/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church,

2200 2nd Ave
Vinton, IA 52349

St. Mary Catholic Church,
2200 2nd Ave Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Urbana Cemetery Final Resting Place

32nd Avenue
Near 55th Street Trail
Urbana, IA 52345

32nd Avenue Urbana 52345 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

A fund has been established.

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349
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