Smith, Lanny Age 74, of Mounds View, MN, passed from this life Sat., Oct. 19, 2013, of Parkinson's disease. Survived by his wife, Karin; daughters, Katrin Tilson and Mary Henry; grandchildren, Brian and Alex Tilson. Lanny was preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon and Burton. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, at Moe's Restaurant, 2400 Hwy 10, Mounds View, MN. Everyone is welcome to attend. Lanny's cremated remains will be placed in the near future at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Mpls with a plaque denoting his military service and honors as a veteran of the Cold War in Berlin, Germany, and Desert Storm, having been awarded a Bronze Star for his meritorious action.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.