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Designing Funerals since 1908

Designing Funerals since 1908

Helping families build a path

Helping families build a path

Recent Tributes

Mark Lakey

Mark Lakey, 48, of Midland, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ surrounded by his cousin and many dear friends, on August 21, 2019 after complications from Muscular Dystrophy. He was born on March 6, 1971 in Flint, MI to Doris Lakey. Mark was working on a Cyber Security Degree at Delta […]

Dorothy C. Marinan

Dorothy C. Marinan, age 96, died peacefully August 20, 2019 at King’s Daughters Home in Midland, MI. She was born in West Haven, CT to the late William and Gertrude Ryan Curren and worked as a secretary for the Davis Storage Co. in New Haven for fifteen years. She married and moved to Hamilton Township, […]

Maciej Turowski

Maciej Turowski, 51, of Midland, passed away unexpectedly and was born into eternal life on August 13, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born on February 24, 1968 in Malbork, Poland to Karol and Wanda (Szabala) Turowska. On September 14, 1996 he married Kamila Turowska in Warsaw, Poland. Maciej earned his PhD in Pharmaceutical […]

Helen M. Anderson

Helen M. Anderson, 95, of Midland passed away on August 11, 2019 at Midland’s Kings Daughters. She was born on January 25, 1924 to the late Alfred and Evelyn (Pepper) Kinney. On July 7, 1945, Helen married Lloyd Merrill who passed on December 3, 1960. On November 4, 1973 she married, Richard E. Anderson, and […]

Sharon “Sherry” Y. Wood

Sharon “Sherry” Y. Wood, 80, of Midland, passed away on August 7, 2019. She was born at Smith Hospital in Alma, MI on April 2, 1939 to the late Harley and Merle (Pratt) Vinton. While in grade school Sharon was involved in the Jr. High Band as a drum majorette and in cheerleading. She moved […]

Carl M. Monroe

Carl M. Monroe, 80, of Midland, went to be with his Lord on August 6, 2019. He was born in Sturgis, Michigan, on April 28, 1939, to the late George and Cherry (Morrison) Monroe. On July 23, 1966, he married Diane Damer, in Sturgis, Michigan, and they had 53 wonderful years together.   Carl was […]

Robert “Bob” George Zimmer

Robert “Bob” George Zimmer, son of John and Helen Zimmer passed away Sunday, August 4th from natural causes at his home in Midland. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Donna, children Jill (Christopher) and Jim (Jessica) Zimmer, siblings JoAnn Zimmer, Janice Pavka and Jon Zimmer, as well as many nieces and nephews. […]

Beverly Joan Holtham

Beverly Joan Holtham, 81, of Sanford, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on August 5, 2019. She was born on August 21, 1937 to Lawrence and Adelaide (Drolet) Didia.   On February 6, 1992 she married Thomas Holtham and they had 27 wonderful years together.   Beverly worked as a bookkeeper and […]

Gloria Huggard

Gloria Huggard, 93, of Mancelona, passed away at home surrounded by family on August 4, 2019. She was born on December 21, 1925 to the late Francis and Mary (Sylvester) LaFreniere. On July 1, 1942 she married Chester Huggard who predeceased her in January of 2004.   Gloria was born in Bay City, Michigan but […]

Ruth Lorrainne Raetz

Ruth “Lorrainne” Raetz, 80, of Midland went into the arms of our Heavenly Father on July 29, 2019. She was born on November 30, 1938 to the late Harold and Virginia (Banaszak) Townsend. On June 22, 1957 she married her high school sweetheart, Don Raetz, and they shared 62 years together.   Lorrainne worked as […]

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Please take the opportunity to look over our web site. It is full of information we hope will be helpful to you. You can view current funeral service schedules, make advance funeral plans, have access to grief resources, or just gather information about us and the services we provide. Smith-Miner is an independently owned, full service funeral home serving all faiths and offering a complete range of quality services from traditional funerals to cremation services to pre-arrangement options. All of our services may be tailored to meet your family's special needs and customs. We are available at any time to offer support and guidance.


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