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Gary Smith

January 02, 1937 - September 10, 2010

Gathering:

5-7:00 P.M. Thursday, September 16 in Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

9-10:00 A.M.  Friday, September 17 in Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Prayer Service:

7:00 P.M. Thursday, September 16 in Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Funeral Service:

10:00 Friday, September 17 in Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Arrangements:

Wildeman Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

Gary Smith

January 02, 1937 - September 10, 2010

Obituary

Gary Dean Smith, 73 of Cummings (Hillsboro), ND died Friday, September 10 at Palliative Care in Fargo surrounded by his family.

He was born on January 2, 1937 in rural Cummings, ND to Paul and Inez Smith.  He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1954.  Gary married Glenda (Porter) on June 29, 1961 in Buxton, ND.  He was a small grain and dairy farmer, retiring in 2005.  He also served on the Traill County Weed Board for many years. 

He enjoyed woodworking and spending time at the lake with his family.  Gary was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by us all.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents, brothers (Albert, Lawrence and Billy Smith), grandson (Justin Krause).

Gary is survived by his wife, Glenda of Hillsboro; children, Laurie (Brad) Krause of West Fargo, Randall (Colette) Smith of Hillsboro, Jeffery (Sarah) Smith of Alexandria, Aimee (Michael) Smith-Bishop of Hillsboro; grandchildren, Patrick, Adam, Kailey, Brianna, Jacob, Tyler, and Paige; sister, Norma Sliper of Moorhead.

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  1. Marilyn Boeddeker (Jahnke) says:

    Little Falls MN
    Glenda: I so sorry to read about this – you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sandy and Chuck Folk stopped for lunch on the Friday of Labor Day – it was good to see them again.

    Did you go to your 50th class reunion? It sounded like a lot of fun.

    Sincerely, Marilyn

  2. Fidelia A Nilles "Sipes" says:

    Arlington ArizonaDear Glenda,

    I was sorry to learn of Gary’s passing.
    Your children will be there for the support during some of the dark moments and adjustments.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    With deepest sympathy

    Fidelia “Freddie”

  3. Friend of Kailey Krause says:

    Gary will be missed by many. I am very sorry for your loss.

    Best wishes.

  4. Brent says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Gary was very pleasant individual and I am honored to have gotten to meet such an incredible individual. In the few short days I was with Gary, we established a very special rapport. He was constantly surrounded by a loving family. It was very evident to me that he loved and was very proud of you all. Hold on, Be strong, just simply believe!

    God Bless,
    Brent, RN

  5. Galen Wiger says:

    Lahaina HIWe were so sorry to hear about Gary and will keep you in our thoughts. Galen and flo wiger

  6. Fidelia Nilles "Sipe" "Freddie" says:

    Arlington ArizonaDear Glenda & Family

    I am so sorry to learn of your loss. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    With deepest sympathy

    Fidelia Sipes “Freddie”

  7. Nancy Nettum says:

    Buxton ND
    Dear Smith Family,
    You have our deepest sympathies with the passing of Gary. He will be greatly missed by so many, he had touched many lives. His great smile and funny humor will be missed by us and others. He loved the land he farmed and also the lake he fished on. You are in our prayers and please let us know if there is anything we can do for you at this time.

    Love,
    Robyn, Nancy and Michaela

  8. Doug, Cindi, & family says:

    May your memories bring you comfort in your time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!

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