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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

Thomas J Zimmerman

Tom Zimmerman left his earthly world on September 11, 2021 to be greeted in Heaven by his parents, daughter, many other family and friends and all the Buckeyes who have gone before him. He was a good, kind man, a husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, and a good in-law to all who have been […]

Carolyn K. Bacon

Carolyn Kay Bacon   The Lord sent down His angels to bring His daughter, Carolyn K. Bacon, 78, of Edenville Twp., home to be with Him in heaven on September 15, 2021.   Carolyn was born July 6, 1943 in Toledo, OH to Stanley A. and Donna K. (Smith) Raymond. While just a baby, she […]

Jules J. Richard

Jules J. Richard, 84 of Midland passed away on August 30, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center.  He was born on January 20, 1937 to the late Joseph and Gertrude (Valliere) Bilodeu in Quebec, Canada.   Jules worked as welder and pipefitter for Dow Chemical among many other places.  He was a member of the Pipe […]

Wilson F. Gum, Jr. Ph.D.

Wilson F. Gum, Jr. Ph.D., 82, of Midland passed away on September 7, 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by family.  He was born to the late Wilson and Doris (Hess) Gum, Sr. on July 14, 1939 in Pen Argyl, PA.  He married Barbara J. Heimer on December 26, 1959 and they shared 61 blessed years […]

Janet E. Reeves

Janet E. Reeves, 87 of Midland passed away September 11, 2021, at MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland.  She was born November 20, 1933, in Bryan, OH to Denver and Mary (Zwayer) Leidigh.   The former Janet Leidigh married Harvey Reeves on June 16, 1954, in Bryan, OH and they spent 66 wonderful years together living in […]

Douglas Allen Ward

Douglas Allan Ward, loving Husband and Father, 57, of Midland, lost his fight with cancer on September 7th, 2021, at his home in Midland. Doug was born on November 24th, 1963, the son of Thomas and Therese Ward, in Detroit, Mi.  His family moved to Midland in 1968, where he attended schools in Midland; Chestnut […]

Wayne Wallace Blaser

Blaser, Wayne Wallace (14 Dec 1942 – 3 Sep 2021) After a courageous battle with cancer, Wayne Blaser passed away Friday, September 3rd.  He was surrounded by family and friends and comfortably left this life for his next journey.  His wit, generosity, and guidance will be missed tremendously.  Wayne came to Midland in 1965 to […]

Vivian Melton

Vivian Melton, 92, of Midland joined our heavenly father on September 2nd, 2021 surrounded by her family.  She was born on August 4th, 1929 to the late Orie and Velma (Tripp) Church. She married Otis Rickett on April 12th, 1948, and he preceded her in death in May of 1979. She then married Robert J. […]

Stephen F. Ignatowski

Stephen F. “Steve” Ignatowski Stephen F. “Steve” Ignatowski, age 77, of Midland died Friday, September 3, 2021 as a result of complications due to Covid. He was born March 27, 1944 in Midland to the late Floyd and Harriet (Elliot) Ignatowski. Steve married the former Marilyn Margraf on May 17, 1969 and they shared 52 […]

George L. Jenkins

George L. Jenkins, 93, of Midland passed away August 29, 2021 at Auburn Fields Assisted Living.  He was born on June 16, 1928 to the late George G. and Alta (Arthur) Jenkins.  He married Betty Phillips on December 15, 1950 and they shared 70 blessed years together. George served his country honorably in the United […]

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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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