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Lee Anger, 89, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2019 in Saginaw, MI. He was born on May 22, 1930 to the late William and Ocie (Allspaugh) Anger. On August 20, 1955, he married the love of his life Lily Hughes and spent sixty-four wonderful years together.

Lee loved farming, especially beekeeping. He also had a special interest in World War II airplanes. Lee loved to travel to Oshkosh, and also built churches in Haiti, Kazakhstan, and Panama.

Lee is survived by his wife Lily (Hughes) Anger, son Alan (Paula) Anger, daughters Alison (David) Michelson, and Leann Nicholas; grandchildren, Robin (Scott) Simmons, Ryan (Jennifer) Michelson, Stacy (Devin) Mistry, Keith Anger, and Brent (Sara) Schneider; nine greatgrandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Lee is predeceased by his brothers and sisters Elroy Anger, Thomas Anger, Clemon Anger, Edith Carlson, and Ellen Short.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30am on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Compton officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10am until time of service. Military honors will be under the auspices of the Midland County Veterans and the United State Air Force. Burial will take place at Midland Memorial Gardens immediately following the service.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Midland Nazarene Church in Lee Anger’s honor.

Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Anger Family; to share a special memory please visit smithminer.com.

Condolence Messages

  1. Tim and Robyn Kunz

    05 December 2019 1 week ago

    I have many great memories of Uncle Lee. One that I remember often and that was an influence on me was how, at family gatherings, he would spend time with the youngest children. He would get down on the floor, tune out everyone else, and focus all of his attention on that little person. He seemed to be fascinated with the little person and the interaction.
    The last time I saw him I heard a couple more great stories that I had not heard before.
    It was always fun to be together.
    We are so sorry and also grateful and fortunate to have known him.

  2. Dennis & Janis Shea

    03 December 2019 2 weeks ago

    Sending our love & prayers to Lil & family. Thankful for great memories. May God cover you all with the warmth of his love and fill you with His peace & comfort.

  3. Mark Chwala

    03 December 2019 2 weeks ago

    I am so sorry to hear about Lee`s passing. He and Lil were good friends of my parents from the Saginaw Nazarene Church for many years! May God comfort you now and in the days ahead.

  4. Brenda Thornton Mucci

    02 December 2019 2 weeks ago

    Lee was a very special guy. He and Lil traveled to New York to do work and witness volunteering at Taconic Retreat and Conference Center. We really enjoyed having their help and loved getting to know them. Lee will surely be missed. Heaven has gained a real treasure.

  5. Rachel and Dennis Dugger

    01 December 2019 2 weeks ago

    Lee was a kind ,friendly man, who was so special to us years ago when he and his dear Lil came to Midland Nazerene church. He reminded me of my own dad.
    Praying that his family is blessed with God’s grace and peace!

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