|Kelly William Smith , age 37 of
Arapahoe, died Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Arapahoe, Nebraska. He was
born June 10, 1974 in Seward, Nebraska to Elmer Charlie and Bonnie Lou (Brehe)
Smith. Kelly was brought to Christ in Baptism and Confirmed in faith at Good
Shepherd Lutheran Church in Milford, Nebraska. He grew up and attended
grades K-9 in Milford and was a graduate of Burke High School in Omaha. He
received his associate’s degree in truck diesel mechanics at Southeast
Community College of Milford in 1996. He was a longtime resident of
Arapahoe, Nebraska. Woody was an extremely hard working, devoted employee to
Breining Farms Station, Bellamy’s Implement, and Steve Henry Farms, Inc.
Kelly was preceded in death by his father, Elmer C. Smith and his grandparents Herbert and Mary Smith and Albert and Ella Brehe.
Survived by sons Christian Eli Smith and Aiden Elmer Smith; mother, Bonnie Lou Smith, Lincoln; sister and brother-in-law, Holly Jean and Charlie Senrick, Omaha. Many loving aunts and uncles, Stephen F. and Linda Smith, Seward , Trevor H. and Marcia Smith, Seward, Sidney W. and Roseanne Smith, Wayland, MI; cousins and spouses, Steve Smith, Michael and Amy Smith, Mary Elizabeth and Jeff Coons, Stephen Foster Smith, II “Deucer”, Hilary Smith, Sarah Smith-Simpson and Ryann Simpson, Lisa McKay Smith, Pat and Lori Bierman, Jeff and Beth Bierman, Angie and Larry Robinson, Tyler Bierman, Terri Hedeen, Micky and Christina Brehe, Jenny and David Brinkmeyer and supportive friends.
Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe in charge of local arrangements.
Monday June 11, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church
Pastor James Moshier, officiating
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church
Officiating, Pastor Dirk Reek and Pastor Luke Schnake. Zabka Funeral Home of Seward, Nebraska in charge of the arrangements.