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.
 

Memorial Service

Monday June 11, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church
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Pastor James Moshier, officiating

Memorial Service

Tuesday June 12, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church
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Officiating, Pastor Dirk Reek and Pastor Luke Schnake. Zabka Funeral Home of Seward, Nebraska in charge of the arrangements.