August 10, 1936 -- July 25, 2019

Keith L. Smith, 82, of Goshen, died at 5:30 am on Thursday, July 25,
2019 at his brother’s residence in Sturgis, MI. He was born on August
10, 1936, in Middlebury to Clifford and Catherine (Poyser) Smith. On
February 12, 1971 in Goshen he married Irene (Johnson) Baer; she
died February 11, 2015. He is survived by two brothers, Richard A.
Smith of Sturgis, MI and Clair E. Smith of Barrington, IL; and several
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents;
and his grandparents, Oliver and Nel (Cook) Smith. Keith had worked
at Penn Electric and Johnson Controls, Goshen and was a member
of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Middlebury. He was a US Army
veteran serving during the Korean War and enjoyed going out to eat
and shopping with his family. A celebration of life service will be held
at 4:00 pm on Saturday August 17, 2019 at St. Paul's Lutheran
Church, Middlebury.  Services will be conducted by Pastor Randy
Schroeder. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury.
Memorials may be given to St. Paul's Lutheran Church or to the
funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses.  Online
condolences may be offered at

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