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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

David Thurston

David Thurston, 84, of Midland, passed away on October 20, 2020 at K & K Quality Care. He was born on November 7, 1935 to the late Herman and Martha (Insley) Thurston.   David was a hobby farmer and collected tractors. He enjoyed watching Nascar and Racing. Family was most important to David and he […]

James D. Schneider

James D. Schneider, 54, of Sanford passed away on October 14, 2020 at his home. He was born on July 31, 1966 to Donald Card and Irene Lillian Noykos, raised by Mae (Sasse) Joseph and Thomas Schneider.    James was a member of the SMWIA Local #7. He loved making things with his hands, fishing, […]

Thomas D. Shannon

Thomas D. Shannon, 66, of Midland passed away on October 10th, 2020. He was born on August 17, 1954 to the late Charles and Annette (McKinney) Shannon.   Thomas was a proud Eagle Scout and a graduate of Arthur Hill High School class of 1974 where he was a proud member of the Arthur Hill […]

Barbara May Zimmerman

Barbara May Zimmerman, 89, of Midland, passed away on October 11, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Detroit on May 20, 1931 to Jens and Bernadette (De Guise) Christensen.   Relocating to Midland, Barb worked at Krogers for 25 years. After Retirement, she pursued her passion for art and […]

Troy Baker

Troy Baker, 41, of Lake Geneva, WI passed away unexpectedly at his home on September 26, 2020. Born Troy Lynn Baker to Sam and Kay Baker in Midland, Michigan on June 29th, 1979. Troy was a member of the graduating class of 1998 from H.H. Dow High School.   Troy loved to fly and learned […]

Debra Ann Carpenter

Debra Ann Carpenter, 62, lost her battle with cancer on September 29, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. She was born on December 4, 1957 to Robert and Mary Jane (Austin) Miner.   Debra served as a floral designer for the majority of her life. She loved flowers, tie-dye, traveling to the U.P., and fall colors. Debra […]

Paul Leroy Snider

Paul Leroy Snider, 68, passed away on September 21, 2020 at his home in Sanford Lake. Paul was born on January 28, 1952 in Widnes, England to parents Harland (Jack) and Vera Snider. He married Diane Centala in 1979.   Paul traveled the world and was a very talented musician. He played bass guitar, guitar, […]

Larry Conquest

Larry Conquest, 70, of Harrison, passed away on September 29, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born on May 18, 1950 to the late Edwin and Edith (Hart) Conquest. On June 25th, 1977 he married Fay Plante and they shared 43 wonderful years together.   Larry worked doing what he loved as a horse […]

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 […]

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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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