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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

Gregory K. Kerns, Sr.

Gregory Keith Kern Sr went to his heavenly home on November 14th 2020. He was born in Beaverton, MI on November 26th 1957 to Theodore Kern Sr and Anna (Beller) Kern.   Greg loved many things but he loved his family the most. As a young man Greg worked on steamboat, and tug boats on […]

Wilbur James McLaren

On June 19, 2021 Wilbur James McLaren died peacefully in his sleep at the Toni and Trish Hospice in Auburn, Michigan from natural causes.  Wilbur was born on February 19, 1927 in Midland, Michigan and was a lifelong Midland resident.  He graduated from Midland High School in 1945.  Wilbur was drafted during WWII while still […]

Gale M. Thompson

Gale M. Thompson, 88, passed away peacefully at Mid-Michigan Medical Center on June 11, 2021. Gale was born in Bradford Woods, PA on December 20, 1932. Gale moved to Michigan where she raised her children, Tom, Chris, and Amy. She volunteered at the Midland Center for the Arts and Boy Scouts when the kids were […]

Pamela Wanda Belton

Pamela W. Belton, 73, passed away at Mid-Michigan Medical Center on June 17th 2021. She was born on April 24th 1948 in Heber Springs Arkansas to the Late James and Wilma Tyler.   She was proceeded in death by her brother Jerry Tyler on July 25th 2020.   Pamela was a licensed music teacher and […]

William L. (Bill) Clayton

William L. (Bill) Clayton, Jr, age 68 of Houghton Lake, passed away Tuesday June 8th, 2021 at Midland Hospital surrounded by his family. The son of the late William Clayton Sr. and Barbara Carpenter was born April 15, 1953. After graduating High School in Owosso Michigan, Bill eventually became a machine tool designer and engineer. […]

Major Carl Kenneth Reed

Major Carl Kenneth Reed, 79, was Promoted to Glory on Sunday, May 30, 2021. He was born to Reason and Mable (Shinkle) Reed on April 7, 1942 in Alexandria, IN and was raised in Elwood, IN. He attended grade school (1-8) at South Elwood, then attended Franklin High School for two years before transferring to […]

Donald “Don” M Neumann

Don passed away on May 28, 2021, with his partner, Marilyn Allan, at his side. Born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 31, 1945, Don graduated from Lane Technical High School and served his country in the U.S. Army in Germany, Vietnam, and stateside. He became an air traffic controller and later pursued a degree in […]

Nancy H. Van Hall

Nancy H. Van Hall, 91, went to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus on Saturday May 29th 2021, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center. Nancy was born on September 16, 1929  in Rochester, New York and has lived all her adult life in Michigan after graduating from Hope College in 1951 with an A.B. degree in […]

Maurice L. Zweigle

Maurice L. Zweigle, 95, of Midland passed away on May 27, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born on March 12, 1926 to William and Emma (Lautt) Zweigle. Maurice was married first to Juanita Geneva Schade and then to Ruth Margaret Whipple both who predeceased him.   Maurice graduated from Harvey High School, Harvey, […]

Lyle Strobel

Lyle Strobel, 65, of Midland passed away on May 23, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born on August 7, 1955 to the late John and Evelyn (Owen) Strobel.   Lyle enjoyed the outdoors and horses but family was most important to him.   Lyle is survived by his sister, Gloria (Melvin) Anibal and […]

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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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