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Jeffery Smith

July 21, 1941 — July 21, 2022

Baxter

Jeffery Kent Smith, 81, of Baxter, MN died July 21, 2022 at his home surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer. He was the oldest of four children born to William and Regina Smith on July 21, 1941 in Little Falls, MN. He graduated from Brainerd High School and St. Cloud State University with a degree in business education. Jeff’s teaching career spanned nearly 40 years. He retired from Central Lakes College in 2001. Jeff enjoyed sports, fishing and, in later years, attending flea markets to buy and sell antiques. He cherished his family and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. Jeff is survived by LuAnn, his wife of nearly 57 years, three children; Lisa (Steve) Drietz of Baxter, MN, Kelly (Bob) Green of Chapin, SC, and Kyle (Gretchen) Smith of Maple Grove, MN, eight grandchildren and three siblings; Jack (Gaylene) Smith, Penny Johnson and Tami Lu Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Regina, and brother-in-law, Carl Johnson. Please, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Lakes College Foundation. Funeral services will be held at 11 am, July 28, 2022 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Brainerd, MN. Visitation begins one hour prior to the funeral.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.

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Visitation

Thursday, July 28, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

1108 Willow St, Brainerd, MN 56401

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 28, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

1108 Willow St, Brainerd, MN 56401

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