Gregg Edward DeSmith, 53, of Walnut Grove passed away suddenly Saturday, September 9, 2017 as a result of a heart attack. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 14 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Walnut Grove. Visitation will beheld one hour prior to the service at church. A private family interment in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Walnut Grove at a later time. Gregg is survived by his wife Linda of 32 years; children: Sasha (Kyle) Dapron of Walnut Grove and Hannah DeSmith (fiance Dylan Anderson) of Walnut Grove; grandchildren: Kalesia, Elijah and Miles Dapron; mom Dorothy of Walnut Grove; siblings: Jim (Jane) DeSmith of Colorado Springs, Colo., Paul (Jean) DeSmith of Walnut Grove, Ann (Paul) Schommer of Andover, Dale (Angie) DeSmith of Walnut Grove and Steve (Janell) DeSmith of Brainerd; nephews and nieces; in-laws: Deb (Dan) Turbes of Revere, Anita Weber (Joel Byers) of Lamberton, Richard Weber of Lamberton, Katherine (Brian) Vanderlinden of Sioux City, Iowa, Randy (Kristen) Flesner of Esko, Sara (Randy) Panitzke of Arizona and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, father Edward, daughter Carissa, brother Michael, nephew Joshua and in-laws Leora and Lawrence Flesner.