Houghton Lake

Richard Smutzki



Richard Smutzki, 86, died Feb. 22, 2019, at his home in Prudenville.

A service was held Feb. 25 at Charles Step Funeral Home, Redford. Interment was in St. Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations to veterans groups are appreciated.

He was born April 26, 1932, in Detroit. He worked as a journeyman electrician. A veteran, he served in Korea.

He was preceded in death by Genevieve (his first wife) and Pam, Dawn, Karen, Ryan and Bonnie.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara; children, Steve, John (Patti), Skip (Tina) and Jack (Sherri); eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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