Danny Smith - February 23, 2012Danny Smith, age 58, of Hampton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at the Henderson Care Center.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at Zion Lutheran Church north of Hampton. Pastor Loren Cooper will officiate. Interment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Danny Ray Smith, the son of Donald LeRoy and Joyce Darlene (Carson) Smith, was born on April 14, 1953, at Pisgah, Iowa and passed away in Henderson, Neb., on Feb. 23, 2012, at the age of 58.
Danny grew up in Pisgah and graduated from Woodbine Community High School. He worked for local farmers until he started trucking. Danny owned and operated his own truck. The last 15 years Danny had leased his truck to Stettner Trucking. He enjoyed sports and spending time with his family and friends.
Danny was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Those left to cherish his memory are his four children, Aaron Friesen and special friend Liz McDaniels of Lincoln, Collin Friesen of Lincoln, Cy Friesen of Hampton and Chelsy (Daniel) Schmidt of Lincoln; two brothers, Dennis Smith of Moorehead, Iowa and David Smith of Pisgah, Iowa; sister, Diane (Dennis) Nuzum of Warsaw, Mo., and other family members and friends.