There will be a funeral followed by a celebration of life at Clyde Iron Works Malting Building Friday March 22 at 1:00 pm.
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Obituary

Douglas Eugene Smith

May 22nd, 1969 – February 19th 2024

Douglas Eugene Smith, born May 22nd, 1969 in Ottumwa, Iowa and passed away peacefully on Monday, February 19th 2024 in Duluth, MN.  

Doug’s family moved to Cloquet, Mn in 1973 were he attended school and made life long friends, graduating from Cloquet High School in 1987.  After two years of flirting with college Doug worked a variety of jobs including several restaurants.  Doug and a few friends opened Green Mill in Canal Park in 1995.  He worked as the General Manager there for the next 24 years. During this time, Doug created a network of friends that was everlasting.  His passion for 80’s music (both hair bands and “yacht rock specials”), and incredible air guitar skills were his trademarks with everyone he touched.  He was immensely proud of his children and would always bring them up in discussion with friends.  

Doug was preceded in death by his father Russell Smith. He is survived by his wife Catina Smith their children River and Asher, his mother Deanna Kimber and brother Russ Smith (Kim).  He is remembered by a list of friends and acquaintances too long for this, you know who you are.

There will be a funeral followed by a celebration of life at Clyde Iron Works Malting Building Friday, March 22 at 1:00 pm.

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