Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Kerry A. Smith
Kerry A. Smith
Kerry A. Smith
Born: February 8, 1955
Died: January 28, 2016
Age: 60
Kerry A. Smith
February 8, 1955 - January 28, 2016
Kerry A. Smith, the son of Raymond Carl and Lois Wilma (Short) Smith was born February 8, 1955 in Sioux City, IA. His childhood was spent in the Correctionville area and he graduated from Eastwood High School in 1973.

Kerry joined the Navy on August 19, 1975 and served on the U.S.S. Henry B. Wilson as a firing technician at the rank of Petty Officer until his honorable discharge on May 11, 1979.

After his military service, Kerry spent 10 years as an owner-operator truck driver. Then, needing to be closer to home, he went to work at Simonsen Industries in Quimby where he worked until his death.

On March 30, 2001, Kerry was joined in marriage to Freda Brewer Baier in Atlantic, Iowa. The couple made their home in Ida Grove before moving to Cherokee in 2009. Kerry enjoyed photography, model trains, computers and camping.

On January 28, 2016, Kerry passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 60. He was preceded in death by an infant son Shaun Smith; his father, Raymond Carl Smith; grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Survivors include his wife, Freda Smith of Cherokee; stepson, Timothy Russell of Fort Dodge, IA; his mother, Lois Smith of Ida Grove; a brother, Steve Smith of Cherokee, IA; sisters, Debra (Mickey) Reits of Ida Grove, IA and Sandra (Leon) Venteicher of Danbury, IA; he is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Condolences
Monday, February 01, 2016
My sympathies to Kerry's family, may he rest in peace.
Micharl J Law
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Freda, I never knew your husband but you were a great friend and I'll never forget the kindness you showed me when Robbie died in 2010. The sad part is you never get over the loss. The good part is that as long as they are in your heart and mind, they are always with you. Prayers for you.
Anna Wilson
Saturday, January 30, 2016
How I will miss hearing "hey bad bammers!!" When I enter a room. He will be forever missed. So many memories. He is with grandpa now, watching over us all. Praying for comfort for Freda, Grandma, mom, Deb, and Steve. Know he will be forever in our hearts.
Tami k Shever


SERVICES
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2016, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Johathan Caldwell
CASKET BEARERS
Juston Shever
Trevor Venteicher
Cody Reitz
Brian Miller
Ethan Todd
Eric Todd
VISITATION
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
MUSIC
"Amazing Grace"
"In The Garden"
INTERMENT
Correctionville Cemetery
Correctionville, Iowa
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