Deane Smith

Deane Karsten Smith

passed away peacefully at Kindred Bridgewater in Carmel, Indiana on April 29, 2013.

Deane was born on March 16, 1937 in Chicago. Deane was a Vice President at Merchants National Bank for his entire career. He was a Speedway High School and Indiana University graduate. He loved the Chicago Cubs, fishing, watching the grandchildren's sports, and was an avid IU sports fan. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Susan Finch Smith; two daughters, Karen (Jeffrey) Grund, Katie (Christopher) Arbuckle; and three grandchildren, James Deane Grund, Erica Courtney Arbuckle and Trace Christopher Arbuckle.

Deane was preceded in death by his son, Kirkland Deane Smith.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be at King of Glory Lutheran Church on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Speedway High School Athletics Department, 5357 W. 25th St., Speedway, IN 46224.

If you would like to sign the online guestbook or send condolences to the family you may do so by visiting:

Funeral Home

Leppert Mortuary Nora Chapel
740 East 86th Street Indianapolis, IN 46240

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on May 1, 2013