(November 13, 1935 – September 5, 2010)
Bernard “Bernie” Glenn Coleman, 74, of Midland, died at his home in Saginaw on Sept. 5, 2010, with his children at his side. Bernie was born in Midland on Nov. 13, 1935 to the late Minnie (Mielke) and Glenn F. Coleman. Bernie worked for Dow Chemical retiring in 1985. He loved to ride his Harley Davidson with his son and daughter. He also love trout fishing. Bernie is survived by his daughter Lisa Coleman of Midland; son, Rick (Patti) Coleman of Midland; 9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters, June Willsie of Midland, Fran (Richard) Thiel of Midland; brother-in-law George Hodge; and many nieces and nephews. Bernie was predeceased by his sister Charlene Hodge and brother-in-law Grant Willsie A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, Sept. 10, at 11:00 am at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, with Father James Bessert officiating . The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday Sept 9. from 4 to 7 pm and on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Interment will take place at Poseyville Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Covenant VNA Hospice. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.