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Smith Funeral Chapel

Three generations of family, along with an excellent staff, Smith Funeral Chapel proudly serves your family with the same personal care and dedication that has been passed down from generation to generation. Smith Funeral Chapel put in Eau Claire County’s first crematory in 1982 and has been conducting funeral services since 1956.

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Funeral Services

Smith Funeral Chapel is dedicated to offering a variety of services. We invite you to look at all options for internment including caskets and urns as well as our cremation services. Our funeral home is equipped to handle most requests and want to help in any way possible.

Planning Ahead

Smith Funeral Chapel offers planning help for those who want to alleviate some of the stress for loved ones. It is not an easy topic to discuss, but planning for your own services gives you full control and the decisions you make relieve your family of anxiety.

Resources For You

Visit our resources page for help when it comes to dealing with loss. Death is not easy, but there is help out there to get you through the grief.

Recent Obituaries

Our caring staff wants to make your life easier. We are sensitive to your family’s needs. Look no further for a beautiful funeral chapel that is dedicated to serving you and your loved ones.

06/30/1950

- 02/27/2024

06/30/1950 - 02/27/2024

Mark R. Anderson 73, of Eau Claire, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, peacefully at Dove Health Care. He was born on June 30, 1950, to Lyman and Marion (Ruthven) Anderson. Mark graduated fro...



01/19/1948

- 02/08/2024

01/19/1948 - 02/08/2024

Melody Ann Erickson, 76, of Eau Claire, peacefully passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Dove Healthcare - West. Melody “Jo” was born to Victor and Pauline (Jones) Fischer on January 19, 194...



01/21/1973

- 01/30/2024

01/21/1973 - 01/30/2024

Chad Michael Feather, 51, of Eau Claire passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at Marshfield Medical Center- Marshfield, surrounded by his family. Chad was born to Charles “Chick” and Cheryl (Kni...



09/01/1951

- 01/25/2024

09/01/1951 - 01/25/2024

Janet L. Bruner passed away from her battle with cancer on January 25, 2024. Jan had a love for animals and horses were her passion. She enjoyed breeding, raising horses, and competition throughout t...



12/24/1933

- 01/20/2024

12/24/1933 - 01/20/2024

Donna Mae Ann Bruha, 90, of Eau Claire passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Care Partners in Eau Claire. Donna Mae was born December 24, 1933, to Otto and Ella (Berg) Mittelstadt in Dunn Coun...



05/08/1946

- 01/16/2024

05/08/1946 - 01/16/2024

Charles Arland Ritchie, 77, of Chippewa Falls passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at home. Charles was born May 8, 1946 to Clarence Ritchie and Caroline Strawn in Colfax. He graduated from Colf...



10/17/1978

- 01/13/2024

10/17/1978 - 01/13/2024

Mandi Jo Krenzelok, 45, of Bloomer passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Bloomer. Mandi was born to Larry and Pamela (Mann) Strasburg on October 17, 1978 in Eau Claire....



11/28/1965

- 01/12/2024

11/28/1965 - 01/12/2024

Ric Gerald Lee, 58, of Eau Claire passed away unexpectedly on January 12, 2024. Ric is survived by his mother, Lois; brother, Todd; sister, Sherry; and nephew, Michael (Spike). He was preceded in dea...



06/01/1990

- 01/09/2024

06/01/1990 - 01/09/2024

Diosa Marie Sicat Withington, 33, of Eau Claire passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at her home. Diosa Marie was born on June 1, 1990, to Charles and Diosa (Sicat) Withington while stationed in ...



08/01/1925

- 12/30/2023

08/01/1925 - 12/30/2023

Muriel June Baumgarten, 98, of Eau Claire, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2023, at Dove Healthcare West. Muriel was born to Merle and Myrtie (Rosman) Bunce on August 1, 1925, in Eau Claire. Murie...



08/24/1955

- 12/25/2023

08/24/1955 - 12/25/2023

With a heavy heart we say goodbye to Russell G. Ulberg (68), Township of Brunswick, who passed away at home surrounded by loved ones, on December 25, 2023, after a courageous battle with liver cancer....



09/06/1964

- 12/23/2023

09/06/1964 - 12/23/2023

Denice M. Denzer, 59, of Eau Claire passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Denice was born on September 6, 1964, to Frank and Delores (Bartholomew) Denzer...



10/22/1926

- 12/22/2023

10/22/1926 - 12/22/2023

Irene L. (VerHagen) Wittmann, 97, formally of Eau Claire, WI, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2023, at Wisconsin Veterans Home of Chippewa Falls, WI. Irene was born October 22, 1926, to Henry and...



04/29/1970

- 12/17/2023

04/29/1970 - 12/17/2023

Manuél Loya López, 53 of Minneapolis, Minnesota passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2023, at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Manuél was born on April 29, 1970, to Manuél Loya Borun...



10/07/1973

- 12/16/2023

10/07/1973 - 12/16/2023

After a multiyear battle with breast and liver cancer, Judy Sipress passed peacefully at her group home on Shady Grove Road in Eau Claire. She passed in the early morning of December 16, 2023, Hebrew ...



07/12/1925

- 12/16/2023

07/12/1925 - 12/16/2023

William Louis Germann, age 98, of Eau Claire, WI passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 16, at Cambridge Senior Living in Eau Claire under hospice care for congestive heart failure and Covid-rel...



02/21/1964

- 12/14/2023

02/21/1964 - 12/14/2023

Cynthia M. Kratofil, 59, of Eau Claire passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at her home. Cynthia was born on February 21, 1964, to John and Barbara (Hestekin) Kratofil in Hammond, Indiana. Cy...



10/08/1962

- 12/06/2023

10/08/1962 - 12/06/2023

Roberta June Goodbear, 61, of Eau Claire passed away Thursday, December 7, 2023, at home. Roberta was born to Herbert and Exilda (Waukon) Goodbear on October 8, 1962, in Beloit, WI. She was a beautif...



08/05/1950

- 12/06/2023

08/05/1950 - 12/06/2023

Jeffrey A. Gorton, 73 of Eau Claire died on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Jeff was born to Bob and Lila Gorton on August 5, 1950. Jeff graduated from Memorial ...



10/12/1984

- 12/01/2023

10/12/1984 - 12/01/2023

Cari A. (Price) Boyea, 39, of Eau Claire passed away on Friday, December 1, 2023, at home surrounded by her family. Cari was born on October 12, 1984, to Sam Simonson in Eau Claire. Cari loved spendi...



11/11/1963

- 11/29/2023

11/11/1963 - 11/29/2023

Gina Marie Stevens (Beebe), a loving spouse, sister, and puppy mom passed away at the age of 60 on November 29, 2023, after a courageous battle with cancer. Gina was born in Racine, Wisconsin to Gly...



05/17/1955

- 11/29/2023

05/17/1955 - 11/29/2023

Sandra “Sam” J. (Nelson) Andersen, 68, of Eau Claire passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at her home. Sam was born on May 17, 1955, to Franklin and Marion (Asmussen) Nelson in Eau Claire...



05/14/1948

- 11/28/2023

05/14/1948 - 11/28/2023

Dianna L. Miller, 75 of Eau Claire passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Dianna was born on May 14, 1948, to Lloyd and Geraldine (Hendrikson) Miller in W...



11/24/1934

- 11/22/2023

11/24/1934 - 11/22/2023

Donald Edgar Larson, 88, of Eau Claire passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 22, 2023. Don was born to Carl and Esther Larson on November 24, 1934, in Eau Claire. Don and his wife, Bev, spent 21...



02/02/1941

- 11/19/2023

02/02/1941 - 11/19/2023

George Melvin Simonson, 82, of Eau Claire passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Dove Healthcare-West. George was born on February 2, 1941, to Wallace and Frances (Cowell) Simonson in Rock Falls, W...



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