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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

Lois Marie (Unell) Kocher

Lois Marie (Unell) Kocher, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, cousin, aunt, friend and colleague, died November 23, 2020. She was born on October 8, 1934 to the late Abraham and Mary (Borden) Unell.    Lois is survived by her loving husband Bill, daughters Donna (Rick) Neevel, Mary (Pat) Fitzpatrick, and Jennifer (Kim) Hofer, grandchildren […]

Michael J. Lyons

Michael J. Lyons, 54, of Midland passed away at home on November 22, 2020. He was born on October 31, 1966 to the late Dennis and JoAnn (Lamont) Lyons. On April 26, 1991 he married Amy Dill and they shared 29 wonderful years together.   Michael worked and owned at his restaurant Soup & Stuff. […]

Donna Jezowski

Donna Jezowski, 77, of Midland, Michigan met her Lord and Savior on Saturday night, November 21, 2020. She was born Donna Kay DeHaven to Charles and Ruth DeHaven in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 12, 1943. She was the oldest of six children and lived most of her youth in Indiana, graduating from Columbus High School. […]

David Lee Spitnale

David Lee Spitnale, 82, of Midland, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on November 22, 2020. He was born at home during a snow storm on March 1, 1938 to the late John and Sarah (Smith) Spitnale. On December 29, 1961 he married Carlene Cook and they shared 58 wonderful years together.   David […]

Eldon E. Frisch

Eldon E. Frisch, 91, passed away November 16, 2020, in his home in Midland, Michigan.  He will be remembered for his commitment to learning and higher education, his dedication to chemistry and science, his sense of humor, and his lasting love for his family. Eldon was born in Merrill, MI, to Lewis and Ruby Frisch, […]

David Lawrence Phillips

David Lawrence Phillips, 84, of Midland Township, died November 18, 2020. The son of the late Zachary and Minda (Herren) Phillips was born on January 13, 1936 in Silver Point, Tenn. He retired from The Dow Chemical Company after 38 years of service and was in the military service. He was a member of the […]

Gregory Keith Kern, 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 […]

Duane Newman

Duane Newman, 83, of Midland, passed away on November 13, 2020 at his home surrounded by family. He was born on December 7, 1936 to the late Russell and Bertha (Kreh) Newman in Merrill, MI.   Duane worked as a truck driver at Rock Products retiring in 1992. He was a member of New Hope […]

Richard D. Cobb, II

Richard D. Cobb, II, 65, of Midland, passed away unexpectedly on Friday the 13th of November 2020 at his home. He was born on October 27, 1955 in Bellaire, MI.   Richard worked his fingers to the bone as mechanic at MidMichigan Auto keeping members of the community cars up and running, and then would […]

Joan Foljahn

Joan Foljahn, 84, of Midland, passed away peacefully October 23rd, 2020 in Midland, Michigan, where she had lived since 1967. She was born May 25th, 1936 to the late Blair and Hennessee (Peaslee) Foljahn in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Joan was an accomplished singer in high school and won many awards in state competitions. She received a […]

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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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