Lucas Smith

Obituary of Lucas Lynn Smith

Smith, Lucas

Lucas Lynn Smith, age 24 of Yankton, SD passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 (on his birthday) at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Lucas was born April 6, 1995 in Yankton, SD to Chris Smith and Connie (Vehlow) Carda.  He was baptized at Lake Yankton by Pastor Jeff Mantz and attended Yankton High School.  Lucas worked at Manitou (formally Gehl Company) in Yankton, SD and loved this job of painting equipment.  This was the happiest and best time of his life.  Lucas worked construction at his father’s company before his death.    

Lucas loved spending time with close friends and loved gaming.  He was best friends with his father and extremely close to his nieces and nephews and very protective of them.  He had a huge heart for his family and friends.  Lucas had a joy and silliness about him that affected everybody around him that knew him. 

Lucas is survived by his mother and father of Yankton, SD; sisters, Ashley Smith and Alyssa Weiland, both of Yankton, SD; uncles:  Mark Johnson of Fircrest, WA, Karl Vehlow, Jr. of Salt Lake City, UT and Ronnie Johnson of Oregon; nieces and nephews:  Aaliyah Person of  Norfolk, NE, Caleb Freck of  Lincoln, NE and Riley Schenkel of Yankton, SD; stepfather, Mick Carda of Yankton, SD; grandfathers, Stan Smith of Indianapolis, In and Karl R. Vehlow Sr. of Chandler, MN and grandmother, Diane Wright of Tacoma, WA.

Lucas was preceded in death by his grandmother, Jane McCabe.  

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Friday
12
April

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, April 12, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home
Saturday
13
April

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Saturday
13
April

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Chapel
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Saturday
13
April

Interment

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Yankton Cemetery
2500 Douglas Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
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