Garald John Smith, Jr., 49
Garald J. Smith, Jr., 49 of Birnamwood, died on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was born on November 5, 1969 in Antigo, the son of Magdaline (Servi) Smith and the late Gerald J. Smith.
On February 27, 2004, Garald was united in marriage to Lori Uttecht in Shawano. She survives.
Garald and Lori owned and operated The G Spot in Bowler beginning in 2012. Garald had previously worked at Matsche Farms for a number of years. He enjoyed socializing with his family, friends and patrons at the bar.
Garald loved Ford trucks and was rebuilding a ’65 Mustang. He enjoyed shooting pool but mostly spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Garald is survived by his mother, Magdaline Smith of Birnamwood; his wife, Lori Smith of Birnamwood; his daughter, Brianna (Josh) Beran of Birnamwood; grandchildren, Koleton and Aubree; siblings, Sharon (Larry) Cleapor of CO, Diane Stoltz of Weston, Dennis (Gina) Thielman of Birnamwood, Mary (Chris) Steinhauer of Mattoon and Patti Smith of Wausau; Lori’s children, Joshua Dudzik of Birnamwood, Aaron Dudzik and Brook Rubio, both of Wittenberg and their children, Angel, Emilio, Dimitri, Odin and Uriel.
A Funeral Service will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood. Rev. Wes Jedras will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9am until the time of service at the funeral home. A Celebration Gathering will be held at The G Spot in Bowler from 2:00pm until 7:00pm following the service on Friday.