Christian M. Smith Sr.

Christian Michael Smith Sr., 57, of Keshena, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Christian was born in Chicago on Sept. 22, 1960, the son of the late Christian I. Smith and Lillian Blanch Grignon. On April 30, 2005, Christian married Tina Yvette Roberts in Las Vegas. Tina preceded Christian in death on March 27, 2016. Christian worked for the Cook County Forestry Department for over 26 years and enjoyed fishing, camping and his 2 dogs, Winnie and Little.

Christian is survived by his children, Christian M. Smith, Jr., Tanya M. Phillips and Brandon (Jerilyn Shooter) Smith; grandson, Garrett Shooter; and siblings, Alma “Peggy” Korshak, William “Ishie” Sonoda, J.R. Smith, Bonnie Miller, Francine Harmon and Butch; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In memory of Christian, a luncheon will be provided at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the Barb Grignon residence on Rainbow Road in Keshena. Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.