Laura J. Smith
Laura J. Smith
  • August 11, 1950 - October 15, 2017
  • Crystal Lake, Illinois

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Laura J. Smith, 67, Crystal Lake, passed away October 15, 2017 in Chicago. Born August 11, 1950 in Cleveland, OH; she was the daughter of Michael and Ann (Conway) Jurko. She married David C. Smith on June 12, 1971 in Lyndhurst, OH.
A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Laura was a retired nurse practitioner after being in the medical field for 30 years. She was a member of The Church of Holy Apostles - McHenry.
An avid Chicago Sports Fan, Laura enjoyed camping, dancing, watching comedy and action movies, walking, spending time with her grandchildren and most of all, laughing with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 46 years, David C. Smith; children, Brian (Megan) Smith, Allison (Jerry) Zoeller, Kevin Smith and Adam (Kelsey) Smith; grandchildren, William Smith, Samuel Smith and Madelyn Zoeller; sister, Sue (Dale) Wiechelman; brothers, Robert Jurko, David (Katrina) Yurko and John (Carol) Conway.
She was preceded in death by her father and most recently her mother.
Visitation 4 until 8 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2017 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Memorial mass 9 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Rd., McHenry. Online condolences may be submitted at