Carol Smith, 67, of Mitchell died Monday, October 15, 2018 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Mitchell Congregational United Church of Christ Church in Mitchell. Arrangements are under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Carol Ann Smith was born on October 9, 1951 in Parkston, SD to Jane Bertha (Hobma) and Eugene Victor VanNatta. She lived on a farm 5 miles east of Parkston and attended Parkston High School, graduating in the spring of 1969.
Carol attended the University of South Dakota in Springfield in the fall of 1969. She married Keith Smith on December 27, 1970 at the Congregational Church in Parkston. The couple moved to Plankinton and later to Mitchell, SD in 1972. Carol worked at Harves Sport Shop, Dakota Redi Mix as a bookkeeper, and at McLeods from 1980 to 2016.
She loved flowers, gardening, crocheting, and researching her genealogy.
Carol is survived by her husband Keith Smith of Mitchell; son Scott (Lori) Smith of Dakota Dunes, daughter Kelly (Jonathan) Lemig of Sioux Falls; grandson Taylor Thurman of Minneapolis; granddaughters Alison and Elizabeth Lemig of Sioux Falls; and brother Larry (Ruth) VanNatta of Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her parents.