In Remembrance

Ken Smith

September 16, 1963 - December 29, 2017

Burial Date: January 6, 2018

Kenny’s life will be celebrated with a memorial at Old School Lives (9165 Hwy 53, Cotton, MN) on Saturday, January 6th at 1:00 PM.

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Kenneth Wayne Smith, age 54, of Duluth, MN passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017. Kenny was born on September 16, 1963, the third child of four, to Yvonne (Ellison) Smith of San Diego, CA and was raised lovingly by her and his maternal grandparents, Edith and Guy, in Clairemont, a community of San Diego. Kenny was an avid baseball player and enjoyed fishing at Lake Miramar and Henshaw. He enjoyed grilling, playing Everquest, and throwing a tennis ball for his dog Shania. He drove his 2008 Mustang Bullitt with pride. Kenny was a Production Manager for Precision Metal Products in El Cajon prior to retiring in Cotton, Minnesota.

Kenny is survived by his siblings, Larry (Lynette) Smith, Steve Smith, Kelly (Michelle Thornell) Smith, and Jeremi (Kiley) Schlader, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Yvonne, his Grandfather, Guy, and his Grandmother,  Edith.

Kenny’s life will be celebrated with a memorial at Old School Lives (9165 Hwy 53, Cotton, MN) on Saturday, January 6th at 1:00 PM.