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Thursday, February 2, 2023
1:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)
Friday, February 3, 2023
Starts at 10:30am (Central time)
Video Link to service........................https://youtu.be/2Ha8DJMJ6iM
Donald D. Smith, age 99, passed away on Jan. 26, 2023 at Stafford County Hospital, Stafford, KS. He was born on Dec. 27, 1923 in rural Stafford County, KS., the son of Oscar C. and Nellie (Shryock) Smith. A life-long resident of the area, he was a farmer and stockman with memberships to Macksville Christian Church and the St. John Oddfellows Lodge. On Feb. 19, 1946 he married Dona F. (Leatherman) at Lyons, KS., she passed away on July 7, 2002. On Nov. 1, 2003 he married Germain E. (Odom) Suiter at Macksville, KS., she passed away on Nov. 1, 2021. Don is survived by his son, Randy Smith, Woodward, OK., and a daughter, Kathie Howell, Hutchinson, KS; 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Beryl and Glenn Smith, two sisters, Jean Fox and Opal Askins and a grandson, Chris Seidl.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 from 1-7 PM at Minnis Chapel, St. John, KS., with family present from 5-7 PM. Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 at Minnis Chapel, St. John, KS., with Pastor Jacob Russell presiding. Burial will follow in the Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John, KS. Memorials may be given to the Macksville Christian Church in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.