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Obituary: Norma Smith (Espinoza)

September 2, 1948 – September 15, 2023

Norma Smith (nee Espinoza), age 75 of Lansing IL, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2023. She is survived by her daughters: Heather Marie and Lesley Ann Smith. Norma was preceded in death by her husband: Michael John Smith, brother: Raul Espinoza Jr., and parents: Ralph and Brigida (nee Morales) Espinoza.

A celebration of Norma’s life will be held at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road, Lansing, Illinois, on Thursday, October 26, 2023. Friends may visit with the family from 3:00 to 7:00 PM with a service immediately following at 7:00 PM with Deacon Jim Renwick officiating.

Norma was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed lively conversation, reading mysteries and novels, and listening to music. She was also a devoted animal lover who owned many cats and dogs during her life. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the charity of your choice. Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements and care of Norma.

Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
Family owned and operated since 1941, Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home is conveniently located in downtown Lansing, Illinois, and serves the surrounding communities of Munster, Calumet City, and Lynwood. Traditional facilities offer dignified arrangement options for family privacy and reception.