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Joan Baer Smith 1935 – 2021


Joan Baer Smith, 86 of Decatur died in her home on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7:17 pm. With her family by her side.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am. Monday November 1, 2021 at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Memorial Hospice. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Joan was born in Harristown in May of 1935 the daughter of Virgil and Cora Baer. She graduated Niantic Harristown High School. Joan was a banker for Citizen’s National Bank of Decatur. She was a member of the Eastern Star and enjoyed Bunco.

Surviving are her nieces, Cindy Christerson, Dianne (Jeff) Williams, nephew, Mark (Dawn) Baer, great niece and nephew, Melissa and Justin Baer, step-children, Kathy (Skip) Berneking, Pam Gilstrap, Scott Smith, grandchildren, Carl “Nick” Draper, Amy and Pat Braun, Kim and Matt Bean, great grandchildren, Jak Braun, Haddie and Rucker Bean.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Nick Smith, two sisters and one brother.

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