Willem “Wim” Smith
Born June 9th, 1951, Willem “Wim” Smith passed on August 2nd, 2017.
Wim was the son of Raymond and Margaret May Smith who both preceded him in death. He is survived by three brothers; Cole (Toni), Gage, and Scott (Piper).
Wim was a native son of the State of Nevada and lived in several Western Nevada locales however his most favorite place was “The Moon” located in northern Elko County near Wildhorse Reservoir.
Wim was a long time building contractor in Carson Valley and built many fine custom homes in the Valley.
In the early 2000s, he met his soul mate in Shiela Paul Gaworski and they shared many adventures in the back country of the state. They were married in a remote canyon in Elko County with all the guests arriving by ATV.
Wim’s second family, Dana Gaworski and Kelly Gaworski Stein were an important part of his life.
He is also survived by two children from his first marriage; Devon and Ryan as well as several grandchildren.
A special thank you goes to the dedicated staff of Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake City Utah. Also thank you to the staff of the Carson Tahoe Infusion Center.
At Wim’s request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, pleasesend a donation to Huntsman or Carson Tahoe Infusion Center..