Kay Smith was born in Lockridge Iowa on January 23, 1941 to Opal Giese. She was proceeded in death by her parents and her husband, Jerome Vanden Smith. Kay is survived by her brother, Richard (spouse: Paulette) Giese, five children Eric (spouse: Jennie) Smith, Duane (spouse: Suzanne) Smith, Lori (spouse: Darin) Cannon, Amy (spouse: Mike) Clawson and Tiffiny Burkey, eleven grand children and nine great grand children.
Kay retired from Consolidated Freightways where she was a manager in the rate audit department. Previously she was an LPN nurse in Iowa and Idaho. Kay sailed for 6 years with her husband Jerry, circumnavigating the globe enjoying many amazing adventures. She was an avid fan of both the Dallas Cowboys and Oregon State Beavers. On any given Sunday or any other day when available she could be found watching football while enjoying her favorite meal, a frappe.
A memorial service and reception will be held at Grandview Baptist Church 14855 S Leland Road, Beavercreek Oregon 97004 on December 17th 2022 from 11 am to 1 pm.
Donations may be made in lieu of flowers in her honor to the Michael J Fox Parkinson’s foundation.