Obituary of Kristi Jolene Smith
Kristi Jolene (McFerren) Smith passed away peacefully in Parker, CO on February 7, 2022, after bravely fighting ALS disease. Kristi was born on June 22, 1967 in Pueblo, CO to Judith and Ken McFerren. They preceded her in death. Kristi is survived by her husband, Craig, of nearly 25 years; her children Ashley (23), Samantha (20), and Justin (18); her 2 sisters, Tami Anderson and Stacy Cieraszynski along with several extended family members and friends. Kristi led an active and full life. As a competitive tennis player, she played singles for Pueblo South and doubles for the University of Northern Colorado. In Parker she played at level 4.0 in USTA leagues, winning several district championships. Kristi received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado and worked for the City of Aurora, Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies and Costco. As a devoted and loving mom, Kristi stayed-at-home and raised her 3 children for 12 years. She loved to travel, bake, garden, attend concerts, and walk her beloved dogs. Kristi’s kind heart and fun-loving, sweet spirit will be missed by all who knew her. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 11:00 a.m., at Pinecrest Community Church, 7165 N. Delbert Rd., Parker, CO 80138, lunch reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ALS Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter.
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