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Frank S. Smith

Frank passed away, Thursday, April 28, 2022, surrounded by his family, following a brief battle with cancer.

He was born August 26, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Walter and Marcia (Montague) Smith. Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked at several area businesses. He loved farming and had worked on Belden Smith’s farm in Alamo and a watermelon farm in Schoolcraft. For the last 23 years he was employed with the City of Kalamazoo as a waste water operations maintainer.

In his free time Frank loved to go fishing and ride motorcycles. On October 19, 2003 in Kalamazoo he married Tina Thompson who passed away April 19, 2021.

Surviving are his mother, Marcia Bontrager; siblings, Dennis (Jill) Smith of Portage, Michele (John) Finch of Plainwell, Stephanie (Gerard) Gobeil of Otsego and Steven Smith of Plainwell; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; father-in-law, Danny Thompson; sister-in-law, Corie Shireman and by his many friends, including Belden Smith and Rob King.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter and wife, Tina.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will take place at a later time.

Burial of ashes with Military Honors will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Frank may be made to the

SPCA of Kalamazoo

or the

Wounded Warrior Project

.

Messages of condolence may be posted at

www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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Timothy Hayrs

May 4, 2022 at 5:37 pm

Sending prayers to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Frank. He will truly be missed.

Timothy Hayes

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Melissa Swartz

May 6, 2022 at 3:54 am

I had the pleasure working with Frank for 9 years and I was proud to work alongside him for those years. He will truly be missed and my prayers and condolences to his family.

Melissa (Short Stack) Swartz

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Stephanie Gobeil

May 6, 2022 at 7:17 pm

Thank you. I miss him so much.

Sister. Stephanie

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Melissa Swartz

May 6, 2022 at 4:04 am

I had the pleasure of working with Frank for 9 years and I was proud to work alongside him for those years. Prayers and condolences to the family for he will surely be missed.

Melissa (Short Stack) Swartz

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