December 17, 1941 — September 9, 2021

   CALUMET, IA - LANA N. HEASTY SMITH GRAYSON 79, of Calumet, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at her residence.

   It was Lana’s wish to be cremated.  There will be no services at this time. There will be a private family interment will be held at a later date. The Boothby Funeral Home of Cherokee, Iowa is assisting the family with the arrangements.  Online condolences may be left at

   Lana was born on December 17, 1941 to Clarence and Eileen Heasty in St. Louis, Missouri. After moving throughout the country while her father was in the United States Air Force, she settled in Sparta, Wisconsin.  She graduated from Sparta High School in 1959.  She married Russell Smith in 1959.

   She attended Methodist Medical Center School of Nursing and graduated in 1976 as a registered nurse. She worked over 30 years in the State of Missouri Mental Health System. In 1986, she married Farris Grayson.

   She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Farris, and a great-granddaughter.

   She is survived by two sons Darren (Angie) Smith, Barry (Jennifer) Smith; one daughter Marji Smith; sister Colleen Humphrey, her uncle Clyde Canman; two step-daughters Cindy Grayson and Keely (Mark) Inman; six grandsons Ryan (Britta) Smith, Aaron (Jessica) Smith, Trent Holcomb, Corey Marsh, Logan Smith and Landon Smith; granddaughter Laramie Smith; three great-grandsons and four great-granddaughters, along with a niece and a nephew.   

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