Laurence L. Smart 1949-2019

Laurence L. Smart

Laurence L. Smart, 69, of the township of Greenwood, formerly of Wausau, passed away at home on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Laurence was born on July 30, 1949 to Allen and Joyce (Wunsch-Normand) Smart in Wausau. He was a graduate of Wausau High School. He married Barbara Franz on Feb. 5, 1997 and she survives. Laurence drove truck for 40 years. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, ATVing, being outdoors and spending time with his son and grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, Laurence, is survived by his son, Justin Smart of Greenwood; grandchildren, Brody and Teagan, both of Greenwood; brother, Joe (Shellie) Normand III of Wausau; mother, Joyce Normand of Wausau; mother-in-law, Dorothy Franz of Medford; brother-in-law, Dan (Tammy) Franz of Medford; sister-in-law, Gloria (Jim) Strebig of Rib Lake; and his three dogs, Luke, Brandy and Chevy. Laurence is further survived by many other family and friends.
Laurence was preceded in death by his father, Allen; and step-father, Joe Normand Jr.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Laurence’s name may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at

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