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(June 6, 1918 – February 8, 2013)

Arthur Vernard Dicaire, 94, of Midland, died at Clare Bridge in Midland on February 8, 2013. Arthur was born on June 6, 1918 in Pinconning, MI to the late George J. and Rose Marie (Heritier) Dicaire. Arthur worked in the Engineering and Construction Services at Dow Chemical retiring in 1979. He was an avid wood worker and loved his family. Arthur is survived by his daughter Joann (Dave) Sugar of Midland; son Brian of Cottonwood, AZ; grandchildren, Chris (Melanie) Sugar, Meagan (Scott) Shedd, Justin (Amanda) Sugar, Callan (Mike) Carlstedt, Matthew (Mellisa) Dicaire; 10 great grandchildren and his sister Georgie Viele of Lansing. Arthur was predeceased by his loving wife Jean Iva (Brownell) and his grandson Blain. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Homer United Methodist Church in Midland with Pastor Dave Mulder officiating. The family will receive friends at the Church from 12:00 noon until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the donor’s favorite charity. Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, Midland, is assisting the family.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com