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Richard J. Smelz Jr., 62, of Peru passed away on January 26, 2019 at home of natural causes.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A private service will be held at a later date. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements.
Richard is survived by three daughters Becky Strack, Nicole Hess, and Jessica Smelz all of Hennepin, six grandchildren, and three sisters Catherine (Gary) Ghighi, Linda (Robert) Glover, and Laura “Laurie” Hooper.
He was preceded in death by his parents.