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Welcome to Smith Miner

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Designing Funerals since 1908

Designing Funerals since 1908

Helping families build a path

Helping families build a path

Recent Tributes

George Edward Bartos

George Edward Bartos, age 92, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on July 15, 2019.  He was born in Midland, Michigan on Old State Road on June 2, 1927 to Henry and Frances (Balcirak) Bartos, the second of 15 children. On November 10, 1951 he married Mary Katherine Radosa who predeceased […]

Rebecca B. Tillotson

Rebecca B. Tillotson, 73, of Hope, MI, died unexpectedly July 12, 2019. She was born November 12, 1945, to Whitney and Verna (Oldenburg) Barnum in Wilson, NY. She grew up on a dairy farm and was very active in 4H – showing her heifer at the fair, sewing, and square dancing. Her high school involvement […]

Dennis Alan Lee

Dennis Alan Lee, 63, of Midland, passed away on June 26, 2019 peacefully at his home. He was born on October 19, 1955 to Reginald and Anne (Fisher) Lee.   Dennis worked as a Journeyman Electrician for Fluor Electrical for 29 years. He was a member of the Albright Shores Eagles. He enjoyed choppers and […]

Adam Hedrich

Adam Hedrich, 92, of Gladwin passed away after a short illness on June 17, 2019. He was born on June 16, 1927 to the late John and Barbara Hedrich.   Adam worked as a crane operator. He was part of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324. He enjoyed playing accordion and cards and […]

Patricia Louise Szymanowski

Patricia L. Szymanowski, 90, of Midland, passed way on June 17, 2019 at Kindy Kare Center. She was born January 16, 1929 to the late Augustus and Irva (Terry) Cook. On April 3, 1948 she was married to Clarence J. Szymanowski who predeceased her on April 23, 2007. Patricia is survived by her children, Linda […]

Harold James Walker

Harold James “Bud” Walker, 99, of Alachua, Florida, and formerly of Midland, Michigan, died May 11th, 2019, at his home of natural causes. He was born in Ridge Farm, Illinois on March 12th, 1920. He was married to the late Laura M. Walker who predeceased him on June 30, 2001. Bud and Laura were married […]

David Jay Hartshorn

David Jay Hartshorn, 55, of Beaverton, passed away on May 21, 2019. He was born on March 2, 1964 to the late David and Garnith Hartshorn. David worked as a truck driver for Northern Logistics in Clare, MI. David enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He was a Charter Member of the Moose Lodge and […]

Marguerite Leng

Marguerite Leng died peacefully Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the age of 92 surrounded by members of her loving family. Marguerite was born on Sept. 25, 1926, in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, daughter of Marie and Joseph Lambert. She became an accomplished scientist with expertise in pesticide regulatory affairs and food safety evaluation. She was […]

Willard Hoogerhyde

Willard Hoogerhyde, 85, of Midland passed away at home surrounded by family on May 15, 2019. He was born on August 11, 1933 to the late Lee and Iva (Smith) Hoogerhyde. On September 14, 1961 he married Carlene Rettelle and they had 58 wonderful years together.   Willard worked as an operator at Dow Chemical […]

Philip Fusco

Philip Fusco, 76, of Hope, passed away on May 13, 2019 surrounded by family. He was born on September 17, 1942 to the late Angelo and Frances (Melaragni) Fusco. On September 27, 1986 he married Wanda (Bresa).   Philip worked for GM as a Maintenance Supervisor for 34 years retiring in 1992. He enjoyed hunting, fishing […]

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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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