David J. Smith

ROCHESTER, Mich. – David J. Smith aged 86, loving Husband and Father, passed away in Rochester, MI. He is survived by his wife Marilyn, Daughter Karen, and Son Gary.

After completing service with the Navy, David earned a engineering degree from Michigan Tech at Houghton.

David worked as an engineer for power companies designing electrical systems. As an aerospace engineer, Dave built technology and teams to help defend the nation he loved.

When Dave retired, he and Marilyn moved to Marquette MI. During this time Dave took an active role in the community, serving a term as president of the Golden Kiwanis, and member of the Masonic Lodge. Dave also sang in the choir as a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.

While his family and friends will miss him dearly, we celebrate Dave’s life knowing he’s at peace.