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Elmer Smith

December 31, 1931 — June 25, 2013

Longtime Weskan, Kansas resident Elmer J. Smith, 81, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Greeley County Hospital in Tribune, Kansas.

He was born December 31, 1931, at Scott City, Kansas, the son of Cora Elsie (Snyder) and John Smith.  He attended school in the Scott County Public Schools.

On November 27, 1948, he and Luella McIntyre were married at Scott City, and they made their home in Scott County.  In 1962, they moved to Weskan to make their home, and continue farming.

His memberships included the Baptist Church in Weskan.

Preceding him in death were his parents and an infant daughter Brenda Sue Smith.

Surviving family includes his wife Luella Smith of the home in Weskan; four children Curtis Smith and his wife Jo of North Platte, Nebraska; Larry Smith of Sharon Springs; Cindy Reinert and her husband Shawn of Colby; Corey Smith and his wife Loretta of Weskan; five grandchildren Darren Smith, Denee Elfeldt and her husband Jay, Devon Smith and his wife  Wendy, Hayden Reinert, Jenna Reinert; two step-grandchildren Toni Adams and her husband Steve, Shanadi Chamberlain and her husband Clint; seven great-grandchildren Garrett Elfeldt, Janee Elfeldt, Haley Smith, Kasie Smith, Fallyn Elfeldt, Gracyn Elfeldt, and Ian Smith; brother Charles Smith and his wife Betty of Scott City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Saturday, June 29, at 10:30 AM MT, at the Weskan Bible Church, with Pastor Tim Cress officiating.  Burial will be in the Scott County Cemetery on Saturday at 4:00 PM Central Time.

Friends may share their respects on Friday, June 28, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM MT, at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs.

Memorials may be designated the Elmer J. Smith Memorial, and may be left at Koons Funeral Home in Sharon Springs, or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, KS  67735-1555.  Online condolences:
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