Obit: Christie Smith-Seibel


Christie L. Smith-Seibel, 64, of Wilton passed away Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty. A private family memorial services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus in her memory. Online condolences may be left at

Christie was born in Muscatine on Sept. 26, 1954 to Walter “Alan” and Patricia (Henderson) Smith. She was a member of the Wilton Historical Society.

Christie married Rikki L. Seibel on Sept. 1, 1990 in Wilton.

Christie is survived by her husband, Rik; her mother Pat Smith of Wilton; children Heth (Marci) Larion of Durant, Ashley (Lisa) Larion of Wilton, Nik (Heather) Seibel of Durant, Robert Seibel (Jen) of Low Moor; eight grandchildren, one great-grandson; sisters Lisa Smith of Tipton, Kitty Smith (Kate Bair) of Lisbon, Sally (Tom) Evans of Wilton and her brother David Smith (Debbie Phelps) of Davenport. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.