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Deacon, Former Marine Passes Away at 88

Services are planned for Robert B. Smith next week at Assumption Catholic Church.

Robert B. Smith of Richfield passed away Dec. 10, 2013.
Robert B. Smith of Richfield passed away Dec. 10, 2013.
Deacon Robert B. Smith, of Richfield and formerly of Bloomington, passed away at the age of 88 Dec. 10, 2013.

According to his obituary on the Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel website, Smith spent more than 25 years as a deacon at Assumption Catholic Church, and also served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Assumption Catholic Church, 305 E. 77th St. in Richfield. A visitation will be held Monday, Dec. 16 at the church, as well as one hour before the Tuesday service.

For more Morris Nilsen obituaries and service information, go to morrisnilsen.com.

See more death announcements on Richfield Patch's Obituaries page.

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