Peter Smit

Peter Smit

90

George, Iowa

Sept. 24, 2019

Peter Smit, 90 of George, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids, Iowa.

Memorial services were Saturday, Sept. 28, at Jurrens Funeral Home, George, with inurnment in Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George.

Peter Smit was born March 24, 1929, near Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Dick and Bertha (De Jong) Smit.

On March 24, 1948, he married Joyce De Zeeuw. They made their home west of George where Peter farmed, was employed for Dreesman Implement and later purchased the business as Smit Repair. He later delivered livestock to market for many area farmers until retirement.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Jolene (Rod) Buck of Bellevue, Nebraska, and Debra (Alan) Fettes of Spirit Lake, Iowa; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Loretta Smit and Hermina De Zeeuw; brothers- and sisters-in-law,  Ken and Elaine De Zeeuw and Cliff and Arleen De Zeeuw; along with many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nellie (Stewart) Kuiper, and three brothers, Tom (Gert) Smit, Casey (Luella) Smit and John Smit.

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