Keith Elwyn "Smitty" Smith


Keith Elwyn "Smitty" Smith, 84, died Feb. 13, 2003 in Phoenix.

He was born Dec. 4, 1921 in Fontenac, Kan.

Mr. Smith graduated from Kansas State College with a degree in electrical engineering. He retired from the Salt River Project as an electrical engineer in 1985 after 25 years and 11 months of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William (Bill) Smith and Mary (Jones) Smith; his wife, Mary Lou (Bohmann) Smith; brother, Arthur Verle Smith; his twin brother; and his step-daughter, Gayle (Bohmann) Powell.

Mr. Smith is survived by his daughter, Carrie (John) Kline, and grandsons, Charles and Michael Kline, all of Florida; cousins, Dottie Slane, Bob Smith, Jane Swanson, Betty Mae Hough and Martha Keith; step-daughter, Lynne McCallum; step-granddaughter, Connie (Mark) Ottersberg; step-great-grandsons, Ryan and Mason Ottersberg; step-daughter, Joan Bohmann, Ph.D.; step-son, David (Sue) Bohmann; step-grandsons, Ian and Kyle Bohmann; and step-granddaughters, Tricia and Lindsey Powell.

A memorial service was held Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003.

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