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Welcome to Smith Miner

Welcome to Smith Miner

A family owned funeral home that is truly honored to serve your family.

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Designing Funerals since 1908

Designing Funerals since 1908

Helping families build a path

Helping families build a path

Recent Tributes

Kenny Howard Erskine

Kenny H. Erskine, 64, of Midland, passed away on September 19th, 2020 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Midland.  He was born on January 30th, 1956 to the late Howard and Sylvia (Jacobs) Erskine. Ken retired as a lab technician from Dow Chemical Company in 2008. Ken loved riding his motorcycles. He also enjoyed spending his […]

Michael James DeBoise

Michael James DeBoise Sr, born 12/25/1943 in Cadillac MI passed away on 09/15/2020 in Midland MI. He was 76. Michael is survived by his 3 children: Michael Jr, Chris and Amanda; 9 grandchildren: Charity, Jennifer, Jeramy, Christopher, Ashley, Jacob, Loren, Kassy and Penny; 22 great grandchildren; sister’s Carol and Judy.  Michael was preceded in death […]

Roger Allen Briggs

Roger Allen Briggs, 67, of Midland, died September 14, 2020 as a result of a motorcycle accident that occurred while he was traveling in the Ozarks with friends. He was born September 1, 1953 in Midland to Roger and Martha Briggs, who survive him. He graduated from H.H. Dow High School 1971 and Michigan Technological […]

Carolyn McCann

Carolyn McCann, 83, of Midland, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 13, 2020.  She was born on November 20, 1936 to the late Walter and Jewel (Robinson) Robertson.  Carolyn married Larry McCann on October 19, 1956.  He predeceased her on December 28, 2017.    Carolyn worked in management at McKay Press for many years.  She […]

Christie Machinski

Christie Machinski, 64, of Beaverton, passed away on September 15, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born on November 1, 1955 to Maynard Holmes and Barbera McMahon.   Christie worked as a residential manager. She enjoyed crafting, shopping and loved interior decorating but most of all she loved her grandkids.   Christie is survived […]

Glenn Robert Ferry

Glenn Robert Ferry, 57, of Harrison, passed away on September 13, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born in Detroit, MI on October 3, 1962 to the late Charles and Sharon (Waller) Ferry.   Glenn worked at Farmer Jacks as a grocery stocker. He loved watching TV and sun bathing.   Glenn is survived […]

Steven J. Mitchell

Steven Joseph Mitchell, 68, of Midland passed away peacefully on September 11th, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland. Steven was born to the late Thomas and Evelyn (Trierweiler) Mitchell on July 26th, 1952. Steven married his wife Judy (Williams) Mitchell on August 26th, 1989. Steven loved spending time in the outdoors fishing and camping […]

David Reese Hetherson

David Reese Hetherson, 62, of Hope passed away peacefully on September 5th, 2020 with his loving family by his bedside at Toni and Trish House of Auburn. He was born of (James B. Hetherson Sr) and (Carolyn Hetherson), June 14th, 1958. Upon moving to Michigan, God blessed him with two wonderful boys, Steven, and Isaac […]

Janis A Ayres

Jan A. Ayres, 65, of Midland, passed away on September 3rd, 2020 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Midland.  She was born on December 21st, 1954 to the late Russell and June (Hardisty) Ayres. Jan loved to craft, garden, as well as watch Nascar. She had a very compassionate heart that was very evident by her […]

Jack Lane Runyon

Jack L. Runyon, 95 of Midland, passed away on Aug. 28 2020 at K&K Quality Care Center, He was born Sept. 10, 1924 in Beaverton, MI. Jack married Rosella Plude of Gladwin, MI in 1946 and they shared 74 wonderful years. Jack was a naval veteran of World War 2 and Retiree or 42 years […]

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Serving Midland families for over 110 years.

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.


You can call us at (989) 832-8844 for immediate assistance or contact us by email at info@smithminer.com.

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