Lanny Smith

Mounds View, Minnesota

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Karin, so sorry for your loss. Lanny was a good guy. I still have good memories of our trip to Austria. My prayers are with you and your family.


Very surprised to hear of Lanny's passing. I remember him as a dedicated soldier and will recall the days of our time in Salzburg!


Dear Karin, Mary, Joe and the Smith Family. Bill and I are very sorry for your loss.I will especially have Lanny in my thoughts on this Veteran's Day. He was a proud and great soldier! Keep your memories alive and close to your heart. Love you guys.

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Aunt Mary and Uncle Joe, I'm very sorry for you loss and my thoughts are with you. May Lanny rest in peace. Love you.

Kren and family,
I so sorry for your loss, Lanny was a very close friend,we lost contact while he was in Germany but still remember the good times we had. I was so happy that Oggie Blegen and were able to see him and visit with him recently. He still had that good memory and wit that I remember! God's greastest gift to us is our memories of Lanny.
Peace and love to your family

I'd like to offer my condolences to Karin and the family of "LARS," as our team affectionately referred to him in his capacity as a warrant officer in the USAR. Having Lanny on my team was a privilege and a godsend for a young officer such as myself as he had many abilities and the right kind of persona that encouraged teamwork and efficiency. I had just been thinking about our exercise at Camp Pickett, VA back in September of 1987, and I relish the camaraderie that the team...

More than just a father were a father to me since the age of 15. We miss ya Poppy!

Lanny, you were both a fine soldier and a good friend. My life is better because you shared part of yours with me.


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