Duane Smith of Whitewater passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at Lakeland Hospital in Elkhorn, after a long illness.
Duane was born in Fort Atkinson, WI on November 27,1955 to Harry Smith and Helen Delaney.
He was long time retired from the Heating and Cooling business. In his spare time he enjoyed doing wood working. Duane had a very kind and caring heart. He enjoyed spending time with family and his long time soulmate of 13 years. Duane had a very special little girl in his life, Aaliyah, she called him poppy.
Duane is survived by his soulmate, Connie Miller; his mother and stepfather, Helen and Larry Delaney; two brothers, Stan Smith, Steve Smith (Gail); a niece, Haley Smith; a sister, Deborah Blumenberg(Gordon); two stepsisters, Barbara Bigler (John), Sandy Delaney; two stepbrothers, Bob Delaney (Mary), Steve Delaney and other relatives. Duane is preceded in death by his father, Harry Smith; and a brother, Larry Smith.
Per Duane’s request, there will be no service and there will be a memorial service with family at a later date.