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Duane Smith

Joe Denoyer - June 30, 2022 12:37 pm

Duane Smith, 93, of Moundridge, Kansas, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 at Pine Village in Moundridge. He was born December 14, 1928 in Greensburg, Kansas, the son of Alfred A. and Nettie (Koehn) Smith.

Duane was a sales manager at several auto dealerships in the Wichita, Newton and Hutchinson areas.

He was united in marriage to Geneva Smith on September 12, 1948 in Fairview, Oklahoma. She survives of their home.

Duane is also survived by his four sons, Ron Smith (Rosemary) of Wichita, KS., Terrance “Terry” Smith (Jana) of Sedgwick, KS., Loren Smith (Georgia) of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Eric Smith (Tracie) of Billings, Oklahoma; two daughters, Carolee Nickel (Ron) of Turpin, OK., and Rita Friesen (Ken) of Moscow, KS.; sister Vivian Koehn, Brooksville, Mississippi; 18 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Duane was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Edna Smith and Evelyn Isaac; and two brothers-in-law, Emerson Koehn and Edward Isaac.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Fairview Cemetery in Greensburg, KS. Family will greet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 1, 2022 at Moundridge Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Village in care of Moundridge Funeral Home, PO Box 410, Moundridge, Kansas 67107.

 
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