Randy Smith

Randy Smith, 55, of Fonda, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 at his home. 

Graveside services will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. at Cedar Cemetery in Fonda. Memorials can be given to the Fonda Fire Department, PO Box 340 Fonda, IA 50540. Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Newell is in charge of the arrangements.

Randy was born on Sept. 27, 1963 in Fort Dodge, the son of Harley Jr. and Catherine (Johnson) Smith. 

He was a member of the Fonda Community School Class of 1982. 

Randy was married to Cathy Cleland on Dec. 27, 1982 and they had four children together.

Randy was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed his family and friends and being a firefighter. He was a member of the Fonda Fire Department for 25 years and also worked at Merrill in Storm Lake. 

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Cathy; children: Gregory (Amanda) Smith, Joshua Smith, Kayla (Alex) Struss and Rebecca (Joe Snyder) Smith; grandchildren: Sophia Smith, Ethan and Axel Struss; sister, Traci (Paul) Porter; and extended family and friends.

Randy was preceded in death by his parents, Harley Jr. and Catherine Smith; grandparents: Harley and Viola Smith, Rueben and Maxine Johnson.