Jesse D. Smith 1956 - 2012 Tonganoxie

Jesse D. Smith, 56, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at his home.
His family and friends will gather in remembrance of Jesse’s life Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 5-8 pm at Cornerstone Family Worship, 6th and Church Street, Tonganoxie.
Jesse was born June 19, 1956 in Moses Lake, WA, the son of Floyd and Rose (Moore) Smith. He was a restaurant owner and operator in Tonganoxie owning, Olde Ice Cream Parlor and Grill, Lil’ Mom & Pop Shop, and most recently, Grandpa’s Burger Box. He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Smith, in 1992; and his stepfather, Gene Kraus, in 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Diana Smith, of the home; his mother, Rose Kraus, Tonganoxie; his daughter, Tamara (Ric) Morando, Tonganoxie; one sister, Doris Young, KCKS; and two grandchildren, Logan and Harlee.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice Partners of Kansas C/O Quisenberry Funeral Home, 604 E 4th Street, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. To leave an online condolence for the family please go to
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