The Free Press, Mankato, MN

August 27, 2013

Steven Smith


— Mankato resident, Steven Smith, age 68, died Monday, August 26, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Mankato with Rev. John Petersen, officiating. Inurnment will be at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Johnson, MN, at a later date. Visitation will be hour prior to the service at the church.

 Steve was born November 29, 1944, in Longview, WA.  On June 30, 1968, he was united in marriage to Connie Weeding. Together they raised two sons.  Steve had a long career as an electrician.  He began that career in 1967 working for Kato Engineering, Mankato. After being employed both in Colorado and Minnesota for various electrical shops, he began his own company, C&S Electric located in Starbuck, MN.

 Steve is survived by his wife, Connie; sons, Tim (Colette) Smith of Mankato, Todd Smith of Mankato; two brothers, Keith (Sue) Smith of Southgate, CA, Craig Smith of Mankato; two sisters, Joan Flannigan of Carlsbad, CA, Sharon (Gary) Blank of Lake Crystal, MN; many nieces and nephews.

 He was preceded in death by his mother, Inez Steinke and 1 sister, Linda Konakowski.