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Published March 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Robert S. Smillie

Robert S. Smillie, 86, of Fargo, ND, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo, ND.

Robert Stanley Smillie was born October 4, 1926 in Carlisle Township, near Hamilton ND to Stanley and Roberta (Menzies) Smillie. He grew up and attended school in the Hamilton area.

Robert S. Smillie

Robert S. Smillie, 86, of Fargo, ND, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo, ND.

Robert Stanley Smillie was born October 4, 1926 in Carlisle Township, near Hamilton ND to Stanley and Roberta (Menzies) Smillie. He grew up and attended school in the Hamilton area.

He married Jean Krak in Cavalier ND on March 22, 1948. They farmed near Hamilton until he retired. They moved to Fargo in 2004.

He was a lifetime member of the Hamilton Methodist Church. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge of Hamilton. He served as Carlisle Township Treasurer for many years.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, son Robert R. Smillie, Hamilton ND; daughter Kathryn (Ken) Dahl, West Fargo, ND; daughter in law Janna Smillie, Fargo, ND, grandchildren Jennifer (Jimmy) Holmes, Coweta OK; Lucas (Kristin) Smillie, Fargo, ND, Rebekah Smillie, Williston, ND; Christina (Monty) Guthrie, Springfield VA; Chad Dahl, Scottsdale AZ, great-grandchildren Nicholas Holmes, Emporia KS; Samantha Holmes, Coweta OK; Tate Smillie, Fargo ND; Connor Guthrie and Alex Guthrie, Springfield VA, sister Carol Sparrow, Mesa AZ; sister in law, Norma Keena, Hillsboro, ND and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Myrtle Kemp.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to your charity of choice.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. A luncheon will be served following the service in Boulger Funeral Home’s Celebration of Life Center.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. To view the complete obituary and sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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