Wallace Fredrick (Jessen) Smith, 85, of Carmel, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Forum at the Crossing in Indianapolis, Indiana. He will be laid to rest with his parents and siblings at Christ Union Cemetery in Trumbauersville, Pennsylvania.
Wally was born to Frederick and Hilda (Kerver) Jessen on February 14th, 1934, in Morysville, Pennsylvania, but became a second son to Richard “Smitty” and Anne Smith of Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
He is survived by Wife of 51 years Phebe Elizabeth Klein of Brecksville, Ohio; Sons Jacques (Sena) Jessen of Indianapolis, Indiana and Sean (Janice) Smith of Carmel, Indiana; Brother Dick (Linda) Smith of Mt Bethel, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren – Peyton, Dillon, Ryan (Sasha) and Ayden; and five great-grandchildren – Jack, Levi, London, Fiona and Jamie.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, his Brother Lawrence Jessen and his Sister Elaine (Jessen) Scheller.
At his request, a small memorial service for Wally will be held on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at the Fellowship in Christ Church at 310 N Rangeline Rd, Carmel, Indiana from 12:30pm 1:00pm. Family and friends may gather in remembrance at the church from 11:30 am until the time of the memorial service.