Donald L. Smith

April 7, 1934 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 87)



Born: April 7, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo.

Died: October 3, 2021, in Barrington, Il.



Donald L. Smith, 87, of McHenry, passed away on Sunday October 3, 2021, at Good Shepard Hospital in Barrington. Don was born on April 7, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo. and was the son of the late Henry and Kathryn Smith.

Don, Wife Nancy and Family transferred from Michigan to Cary in 1968 with the Kirsch Company / National Sales. He was also the owner and creator of “Checkbook of Values”. Don was a resident of Cary for 48 years before moving to McHenry and spending winters in Florida.

He leaves his wife Nancy of 67 years and children Diane (Steve) Bishop, Jim Smith and Scott (Leah) Smith. Grandchildren Shannon (Paul) Dzien, Randy (Karla) Bishop, Bryan (Melanie) Bishop, Tyler Smith, Cameron Helmer, Taryn (Sam) Kay. Great Grandchildren Daniel, Alyssa, Lucas, Eva and Finley.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister and son Steve.


Visitation will be on Friday, October 8, 2021, at the Cary United Methodist Church, 500 N. First St., Cary from 9:00am to 11:00am followed by a Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Windridge Cemetery.    


In lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to the Norge Ski Club, 100 Ski Hill Rd. Fox River Grove, Il. 60021 in Don’s memory as he is a former member and Vice President.  

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October 8, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cary United Methodist Church
500 First St
Cary, IL

Funeral Service
October 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Cary United Methodist Church 500 First St. Cary

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