In Memory of Steven R. Smith
Died: February 28, 2023
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa. Rev. Luann Benge will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Ida Grove Cemetery of Ida Grove, Iowa.
The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com
Steve was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on August 18, 1953, to Raymond and Lois (Short) Smith. Steve spent his childhood in the Correctionville, Iowa, area graduating from Eastwood High School in 1971.
On May 25, 1974, Steve married Jolan Woolley and together the couple had three daughters: Lexie Smith-Raymond of Tucson, Arizona, Nikki (Smith) Gibson of Killeen, Texas and Megan (Smith) Shaffer of Plano, Texas.
Steve worked proudly as a welder for Simonsen Manufacturing in Quimby, Iowa. Steve enjoyed spending time watching his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers, working on model construction, and caring for his pets.
Steve is survived by his daughters Lexie (Walter), Nikki (Dustin) and Megan (Ron); siblings Deb (Mickey) Reitz of Ida Grove, IA and Sandy (Leon) Venteicher of Danbury, IA; grandchildren: David, Faith, Christopher, Evan, and Zachery; many nieces and nephews in the northwestern Iowa area.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Kerry Smith, and nephew Shaun Smith.
10:00 a.m., Saturday,
March 11, 2023
Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home
Ida Grove, Iowa
Rev. Luann Benge
"Stairway to Heaven" ~ recorded
Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove, Iowa