Shaughn A. Smith, 66, of Marathon, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 with his loving wife Lana by his side.
Shaughn was born in Oklahoma on January 17, 1955 to the late Alfred and Janet Smith. They soon moved to Madison, WI where he would graduate from Madison West High. He went on to attend UW Stevens Point earning a degree in Business.
Shaughn worked many ventures. Most notably at Graebel Van Lines and WH Transportation where he met some of his dearest lifelong friends.
He was an avid golfer and spent years golfing every Thursday with his longtime golf partners. He also never missed a Badger Football game. Attending many while he and the kids visited his mother in Madison.
Shaughn was most proud of the home he and Lana built on their vast property. He loved taking the dogs for long hikes through the woods, or simply relaxing and watching the sunsets from the deck.
Shaughn is survived by his wife, Lana Bailey, children, Christian (Milwaukee), Sarah (Schofield), Stephanie (Wausau), and grandchildren Caroline and Xavier. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, many brothers and sister in laws, and friends who helped through the difficult later years. He is preceeded in death by his mother, Janet and father, Alfred.
Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Ave., Wausau. Visitation will be Saturday, September 18, from noon until time of services at the Stewart Avenue funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
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