Steven Norris Smith

TORRINGTON – Mass of Christian Burial for Steven Norris Smith, 66, will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at St. Rose Catholic Church with Father Ray Moss officiating. Burial at the Valley View Cemetery will take place at a later date. 

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. and the casket will be open at the rosary at 6 p.m. at the church. 

Steve died at his home on Dec. 10, 2019. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to St. Rose Catholic Church or the Ag Tech Building at EWC. Arrangements are by the Colyer Funeral Home and condolences may be sent to

Steve was born Dec. 3, 1953 in Omaha, Neb., the son of Kayo and Betty (Lyman) Smith. They moved to Torrington when he was three and he grew up and received his education in Torrington, graduating high school there in 1972. He attended the University of Wyoming where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. 

He married Marion Nolan on June 11, 1977, in Buffalo. They moved to Omaha, where he worked in the ICU at the hospital while Marion attended college there. They moved back to Torrington in 1985 where he worked as a nurse till his son Sean’s accident and Steve dedicated his life of care to Sean and farmed. Steve was involved in scouting and was an Eagle Scout. He also enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, photography and was a life observer. He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church.

Steve is survived by his wife Marion of Torrington; sons Steven Smith, Sean Smith, and Spencer (Kylie) Smith, all of Torrington, and Seamus Smith of Cheyenne; his mother Betty Smith of Torrington; a sister Joanne (Dick) Zimmerman of Chandler, Ariz.; a brother Todd Smith of Fort Laramie; and three grandchildren Lora, Kayo and Adam Smith. 

He was preceded in death by his father Kayo Smith.


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