Gothenburg Resident: Glen R. Smith, age 57 (1956-2014)

Glen R. Smith, age 57 of Gothenburg, died March 18th, 2014, at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital as a result of an auto accident north of Gothenburg.

Glen was born June 1st, 1956, to Ed and Virginia (Putnam) Smith at Gothenburg, Nebraska. Glen was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edward and Donald. Survivors include brothers, Bill (Kay) of Lexington, Jim (Elly) of Gothenburg and Larry of Cozad; sisters, Betty (Barry) Strasburg of Hayes Center and Sandy (Wade) Stear of Hendley and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A memorial has been established in his memory. Services were held Saturday, March 22nd, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Berryman Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Viter officiating.

A private family inurnment will be at a later date. Online condolences may be shared at


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