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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

Janet Sieder Carlsen

Janet Sieder Carlsen passed away on December 5, 2018 at the age of 82. She died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Her death was peaceful and serene at Angela’s Hospice Center in Livonia, Michigan. She had around the clock care from the staff and her family. Janet was born in Detroit on September 11, 1936. […]

Patricia M. Lange

Patricia M. Lange, 77, of Midland, peacefully went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2018 at Nottingham Place. She was born on June 30, 1941 to the late Russell and Violet (Loper) Sian. Patricia loved the Lord and lived her life for him. She loved her family and never met a stranger. She […]

Beverly L. Philp

Beverly Laurine Philp, 79, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 with her loving family by her side. She was born August 23, 1939, in Essexville, Michigan, to the late Carl and Bertha (Burton) Philp. Beverly loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She liked to watch old westerns, listen to music (especially Elvis Presley), […]

Isabella “Izzy” Smith

Isabella “Izzy” Smith It truly saddens my entire family to announce the death of Izzy. She honestly has helped thousands of Smith-Miner families make a very difficult situation, just a little more bearable. Lisa , Christian, Mitchell and I are beyond heartbroken….no words can describe the amount of pain, loss and extreme grief we are […]

James M. Letts

James M. Letts, 73, of Midland, passed away at home surrounded by his family on November 3, 2018. He was born on August 25, 1945 to the late James and Elenorjean (Davis) Letts. On August 17, 1968 he married Donna Jean Carey and they had 50 wonderful years together. James was employed at Shorty’s Wrecker […]

Bruce K. Byler

Bruce Byler, 58, of Freeland, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on November 5, 2018. He was born on February 24, 1960 to Allen and Eunice (Hartman) Byler. He married Rhoda Kindy on August 6, 1983 and they had 35 wonderful years together. Bruce knew how to live and love people. He […]

Marcia Kay Thurmond

Marcia Kay Thurmond, 60, of Lake, Michigan passed away on September 4, 2018 at University of Michigan Hospital. She was born on February 22, 1958 to Warren and Lilah (Powuls) Thrush. Marcia graduated from Meridian High School. She worked in the stock yard and Walmart in Mt. Pleasant. Enjoyed baking cookies, pies and breakfast. She […]

William J. Birky

William J. Birky, 63, of Midland, passed away on October 28, 2018 at Brittany Manor. He was born on May 8, 1955 to Richard and Royal (Loomis) Birky. Bill worked as a cook and in building maintenance. He was a University of Michigan and Detroit Lions fan. Family was most important to him. Bill enjoyed […]

Lyla June Crall

Lyla June Crall, 93, a longtime resident of Midland, died on October 18, 2018, in Dallas, Texas, surrounded by the love of her family. June was born on June 5, 1925, to Heston and Flossie Dyer in Horton Bay, Michigan. In 1952, her sister Mabel introduced June to a handsome young sailor, Maurice Crall. June […]

Suzanne J. Myers

Suzanne J. Myers, 67, of Midland, passed away at home on October 23, 2018. She was born in Ann Arbor on February 19, 1951 to the late Lawrence and Clema (McHenry) Myers. Suzanne worked for the Arnold Center, Burger King (Eastman Road) and Su Mi Restaurant. She enjoyed the Detroit Tigers, Elvis and visiting Graceland, […]

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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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