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“We would like to extend our deepest condolences to all of the Smisek family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Carl Schmidt - Forsyth, GA

“Our Deepest Sympathies on the loss of Elaine.Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Diana Companion Care - Munster, IN

“Dear family of Elaine,I worked with Elaine at Morton Elementary. She was always so kind to all of us. She was so proud of her grandchildren and...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Andrea Ziemba - Hobart, IN

“I worked with Elaine at Morton Elem. She was always so kind and caring to all of us. The children loved her. Elaine loved talking about her...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Andrea Ziemba - Hobart, IN

“My condolences on the loss of your mother Lisa. I'm sure you gave her much joy as a daughter. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Marttila Lill - Marco Island, FL

“Elaine was a shining star at Morton Elementary, She was kind, caring and such fun to be with. Elaine was a wonderful friend, loved her family with...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Karyn DeRosa - Munster, IN

“I was so sad to hear about Elaine. She was one of those people who made the world a better place just by being in it. Elaine will always live in my...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Palkovics - Mesa, AZ

“All of our sympathies to Laddie, Lisa and David. Elaine was a fabulous lady. We always kept in touch especially with her great Christmas letters. May...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Pam & Jim Williams - FL - Friend

“Dear Smisek Family, I had the pleasure of working with Elaine at Morton Elementary School for many years. Elaine had a heart of gold and a twinkle in...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Bruene - Lansing, IL

“Dear Smisek Family - May I extend to you my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Beloved Elaine. I had the pleasure of being a sorority sister with...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Marcia Ulan - St. John, IN

“I was so sorry & sad to learn about Elaine. She was one of my favorite cousins.She was a wonderful person & will be missed by...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: cAROL boles - Mesa, AZ - family

“Sorry to hear about your loved one. My thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family. She was a very nice lady and will be missed dearly. Your...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Malinda King - walkerton, IN


MUNSTER-Elaine E. Smisek, 81, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Munster Community Hospital.

Elaine was born March 19, 1936 in Chicago to Emil and Emma (Filip) Siroky. She was a former para-professional with School City of Hammond. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, the Girl Scouts and a life-member of the Morton Elementary PTA.

On May 9, 1959 in North Judson, IN, she was married to Laddie Smisek, who survives along with daughter, Lisa Smisek of Dyer, IN; son, David (Judy) Smisek of Ringoes NJ; and grandchildren, Sarah and Emily Smisek. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Emil A. Siroky.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. CT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Friends may visit Friday at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to the service.

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