Fred Thomas Smith
1921 ~ 2013

Fred Thomas Smith, 91, of Lehi, UT, passed away peacefully with his family gathered around him on September 4, 2013, of complications due to an automobile accident.

Fred was born Cowley, Wyoming on October 30, 1921. He graduated from Cowley High School and continued on to receive a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wyoming. Fred served as an Ensign in the Navy in World War II.

Fred was sealed to his sweetheart, Loa Jean Peterson in the Salt Lake Temple on March 25, 1946; they were married 67 wonderful years.

Shortly after graduating, Fred taught mechanical engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. He worked for several companies as Director of Engineering. He created a number of different companies, culminating with his consulting business, F.S. New Products, Inc. Fred was an inventive genius with over 100 U.S. patents. He loved his family, enjoyed horseshoes, reading, but particularly solving problems. Fred served diligently in many church callings including serving as bishop of the Fox Valley Ward in Illinois. He and Jean served two LDS couples missions together, the first to the Albuquerque, NM mission and the second to the Riverside, CA mission.

Fred is survived by his eternal companion Jean, his children, Kent (Laurie), Fred (Marlene), Sonya Stucki (Randy), (Linda) siblings Rawlen (Maxine), (Ida Mae), Melvin (Lorna), (Donna), Clara (Jim), Blake (Virginia), Ellis (Donna), and Neff (Joan)... 20 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.

Fred is preceded in death by sons Dennis and Reynold and siblings Grant, Rachel (Doug), and Dean.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Lehi 33rd LDS Ward Building, 650 E. 3200 N., Lehi, UT. Family and friends may call from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, September 13 at the church, and from 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to services. Interment will be at the Alpine City Cemetery following the funeral.

Click Here To Send a Message to the Family

Clifford Edward Johnson

Born Jan. 16, 1947
Died on May 19, 2017
Cliff grew up in Palo Alto, California, sometimes working for his fatherin his gas station...READ MORE>

Marvin Lee Jones

Born March 1, 1930
Died May 15, 2017
On March 26, 1952 he married his sweetheart, La Florence Brawley in the Mesa Arizona Temple. They are the parents...READ MORE>

Jack Lynn Davis

Born Nov. 17, 1932
Died May 14, 2017
He was most likely welcomed by his Mother on Mother’s day, what a wonderful celebration that must have been! ...READ MORE>

Kay Kellett Bailey

Died May 12, 2017
And we are pretty sure that her recently deceased, “ever-lovin” husband, Art had something to do with it. Born in Moroni, Utah on November 13, 1937...READ MORE>

     Warenski Funeral Home | American Fork, UT 84003 | 1776 North 900 East | Tel: 801.763.5000 | Fax: 801.763.5002