Range Funeral Homes


Steven Douglas Smith

04/02/1943 - 07/31/2019

Steven D. Smith, 76, of Iron, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. Inurnment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Duluth at a later date. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Steven Douglas Smith was born April 2, 1943 in Jetmore, KS to Maurice and Wava (Herrin) Smith. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969. On October 17, 1970, he was united in marriage to Shirley Luukkonen in Eveleth. Steven worked for MNDot for 35 years.

Steven was a lifetime member of the VFW.

He enjoyed watching stock car racing and the MN Twins.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; son, Luke (Daynita) Smith; daughter, Lisa (Travis) Mangan; grandsons, Owen Smith and TJ Mangan; sister, Maureen (Tom) Olson; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Maurice Smith; mother, Wava (Smith) Gries; and step-father, Gene Gries.

9 thoughts on “Steven Douglas Smith”

  1. Pauline and Don Patras says:

    Shirley and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. We send our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Gail Jubala says:

    Sorry for your loss Shirley. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family. Hugs to you.

    Gail and John

  3. Jean Oven Elliott says:

    My sincere sympathy in your loss Shirley.
    May good memories come frequently, bring smiles and tears, special moments and peace.
    God bless Steven’s memory.

    Jeannie Oven Elliott

  4. Susan Fosso says:

    Shirley & Family,
    My deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband Steve. Cherish all the good times & the memories you have. Thoughts & Prayers Susan Altobell Fosso

  5. Joch Woodruff says:

    So sorry to learn about your loss, Shirley. I trust there will be comfort to you and your family as fun stories are shared. Will keep you in my shirt pocket, right next to my heart. Jeff joins me in sending long distance hugs,

    Joch Woodruff

  6. Lois Davis says:

    Our kindest thoughts for you today and the days ahead during his internment. So happy you have your son and daughter to hold you up. You are a strong wonderful person and we hold you dear. Bless you for what you’ve gone through, may God give you strength and peace in the future

  7. Rudy Carlson says:

    Shirley, We were saddened by the news of your loss, we will keep you in our Prayers. Rudy and Sharon

  8. Mike Anderson says:

    Shirley and family,
    I’m deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your husband Steven. Condolences to you and your family. May precious memories and the comfort and support of family and friends help ease the pain.

    Mike Anderson

  9. Robert and Kori Williams says:

    So sorry for your loss, Shirley. We pray you have friends and family to help you get through this difficult time.

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