March 8, 1930 – November 19, 2020
Born in Riga, Latvia
Resided in Lincoln, NE
Kuno Smits, 90, Lincoln, died 11/19/20. He was a retired Geophysicist who first worked for the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office, and later the Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity (NORDA) where he was the Head, Advanced Sensor and Survey Branch of the Mapping, Charting and Geodesy Division. He was born 3/8/30 in Riga, Latvia to Ernst and Gerda (Putnins) Smits. He was a member of United Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Family includes: wife, Nora; son, Arnold Smits, Woodbridge, VA; daughter, Silvia (John) Haughey, Bowie, MD; grandchildren, Cynthia Bobick, Jason Haughey, Valerie Paulk, Ingrid Smits and Maira Smits; great grandchildren, Cadence Bobick, Lillian Bobick and Jeremiah Paulk; brother, Sergejs Stasenko, Anaheim, CA.
Cremation, no visitation, service at later date.
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