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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

Elaine Lucille Onan

Elaine Lucille (Houghton) Onan passed away surrounded by her family at her home on April 15, 2021. Born to George and Marguerite Houghton on September 27, 1931, Elaine grew up in and around Lowell, Michigan. Elaine spent her early years at home near Morse Lake, where she enjoyed fishing and ice skating with her brother […]

Maxine J. Von Hagen

Maxine Joann Von Hagen, age 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Independence Village in Midland. She was born on January 19, 1929 in Etowah, TN, the daughter of Robert and Lena (Swaim) Fox. Maxine was a 1946 graduate of Etowah High School and moved to Cincinnati, OH shortly thereafter, where she […]

Mark Joseph Authier

Mark Joseph Authier, 72, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 from COVID-19, surrounded by his family who loved him so dearly.  He was born on May 12, 1948 to the late Leo and Agnes (Franks) Authier. On November 21, 1970 he married Cheryl Funke and they were blessed to share 50 happy years together. Mark […]

Emily Lovely

Emily Lovely, 26, of Saginaw, passed away on March 29, 2021.  She was born on June 3rd, 1994 to Doug and Tennie Lovely.  Most important were her children. She loved being a mother. She always made sure her kids had the best of everything. She was very family oriented. Her family was her life. She […]

Charles W. “Bill” Brief

Charles W. “Bill” Brief, 67, of Midland, passed away on March 22, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center.  He was born to the late Gilford and Agnes (Boehnlein) Brief on May 27, 1953.  He married Lorraine Eaton on February 7, 2014.    Bill worked for Dow Chemical as an operator for 33 years retiring in 2009.  […]

Alan Scott Kuchek

Alan Scott Kuchek, 56, passed away on March 18, 2021.  He was born in Midland on May 10, 1964 to David Andrew and Carolyn Ann (Farson) Kuchek.    Alan was a graduate of Oswego High School (NY) and proudly served in the United States Navy.  He was a talented builder and artist as well as an avid […]

Lynnae Rose Armstrong

Lynnae Rose Armstrong passed away on March 12, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland, Michigan. Lynnae was born on October 31, 1955 to Thurman Sr. and Mary (Rendell) Armstrong in Midland, Michigan. Lynnae cared deeply for animals, especially her cats Tabori and Jasper, and her very special dog Maggie Dean. She enjoyed feeding and […]

Joseph H. Roberts

Joseph Henry Roberts, 86, of Midland, died Saturday, March 20, 2021. Joe was born October 18, 1934 in Midland to Eugene Roberts and Ursula (Kilbride) Roberts. He married Shirley (Brown) Roberts on January 31st, 1959. Joe and Shirley shared 56 wonderful years together until her passing on August 9th, 2015. Joe was a member of […]

Bradley Robb

Bradley Robb, 38, of Midland, passed away on March 18, 2021, at MidMichigan Medical Center.  He was born on November 10, 1982, to Bryan Robb and Deborah Barnette.    Brad proudly served in the United States Army, 51st Sig Airborne, including 2 deployments to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, followed by service in […]

Merry Kay Pitt

Merry Kay Pitt, born in Owosso, Michigan on October 3, 1961 was unexpectedly called home to her Lord on Friday, March 12, 2021. She left while surrounded by the love of her family and was surely greeted with open arms by those already waiting for her to arrive. Merry Kay was well known for her […]

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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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