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Anne T. Smedinghoff

  • "I think this is a one year anniversary. I worked for the..."
    - Ken Peterson
  • "I worked at the Ministry of Education in Kabul late in..."
    - Ken Peterson
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Walter Crawford
  • "I am very sorry for your loss and offer my prayers and..."
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  • "My sincere condolences to you and family. My prayers are..."
    - Carol Strickland

Smedinghoff, Anne T. Anne T. Smedinghoff, age 25, of River Forest, died on April 6, 2013. She was a U.S. Foreign Service Officer in Kabul, Afghanistan, who was traveling with a group to deliver books to a local school in the Zabul Province. She was the beloved daughter of Thomas and Mary Beth Smedinghoff; loving sister of Mark (fiancée Lindsay Martin), Regina, and Joan Smedinghoff; cherished granddaughter of Dorothy and the late John Smedinghoff and Bernice and the late Frank Tokarski; adored niece of James (Linda), John (Patrice), Paul (Anne Kavooras), Rita (Frank) Carter, Lois (Dan) Bucaro, Gerard, and Carl Smedinghoff and Charles (Diane) Tokarski, Diane (Jeff) Cohen, Cathy (Bill Ford) Tokarski, Jean (Philip) Rehmer, Barbara Tokarski and Monica (Fred) Erdmann. Anne is loved by 22 cousins and many friends around the world. Visitation Tuesday, April 16, 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Funeral Wednesday, April 17, 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke Church, 528 Lathrop Ave., River Forest. Family and friends are asked to MEET AT THE CHURCH. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the organizations listed on to honor Anne and her work. Funeral Info: 708-383-3191 or
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Apr. 14, 2013
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