Smith, Fred A.
November 15, 1936 – October 24, 2019
Age 82 of Cannon Falls. Fred was born in the Worthington Hospital on Nov, 15 1936 to George and Dorothy (Wede) Smith. He grew up on a farm in rural Tracy, Mn and attended a country school there. Fred served in the US Marines until 1958. In Dec 1959 he married Evelyn Oberbrockling and they moved to Cannon Falls where he started working for his uncle Glen Smith as a bricklayer. He went on to be part owner of BST Construction and Kenyon Auto Body. Fred enjoyed many hobbies; racing Stock Car and Coon Hound field trials in the 60’s, racing Snowmobiles and Demo Derbies in the 70’s and Truck pulling from 70’s thru 2014. He also enjoyed going to Auctions, collecting things, and playing cards. He could always be found working on something in his shop. Fred is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, children; Joni Smith, Amarillo, TX. Jodi “Bud” (Twalia) Smith, Colorado Springs, CO. Jennifer (Mark) Bushinski, Esdaile, WI. Jessica Isenberg, Cannon Falls, MN. Five grandchildren; Brian (Amanda) Swanson, Nicholas Swanson, Reece Isenberg, Derek Isenberg, and Connor Isenberg all from Cannon Falls,.MN. A Celebration of Life is planned for Sat. Nov. 2, 2019 from 1-5pm in the lower level of the VFW Cannon Falls, MN.