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Carol Ann Formsma, 89, of Freeland, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2019 at New Hope Valley in Saginaw. She was born on November 28, 1930 to the late Ralph and Marguerite (Brenner) Cox.   On December 27, 1952 she married Duane Formsma and they had 58 wonderful years together before he preceded her on September 11, 2010.

Carol worked at Midland County Council on Aging retiring in 1991. She was a member of Eagle Ridge Church of God and Coleman United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, travel and most of all family.

Carol is survived by her children, Thomas (Kim) Formsma, Elizabeth (Jeff Sondeen) Ingram, Cynthia (Gerald) Ferron, Ann (Kevin) Pavlicek-Winkelmann, 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Greiner officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 pm until the time of service.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Toni & Trish House.

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




Condolence Messages

  1. Julie Crichton and Megan Rodgers

    27 December 2019 2 years ago

    Our deepest and most sincere condolences.

  2. Lucile Latta

    24 December 2019 2 years ago

    To Carol’s Family
    I remember Carol as a gracious and kind friend.
    I remember Carol as a wonderful hostess, everything beautiful and delicious food.
    I remember Carol as a fun traveling companion on our trips to Cancun and Russia.
    I remember Carol and all our conversations over the many, many meals we shared.
    I remember Carol when we shared our grief in losing our loving husbands just three weeks apart.

    You were blessed to have a fun, caring Mom who was always there for you.
    Love to you all. Lucile Latta

  3. Charlene Long, Coleman, Mi

    22 December 2019 2 years ago

    What a dear, sweet lady. After she moved away and left our dental office, I often thought about her and wondered how she was doing. May your memories help you get through this trying time. Thoughts and prayers to all of you. R I P Mrs. Formsma

  4. Karen and Eddie

    22 December 2019 2 years ago

    We are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was the Mom we all wish we had. We feel grateful to have spent time with her in our lives. May she Rest In Peace next to your equally wonderful Dad.

  5. Brenda Vogel

    21 December 2019 2 years ago

    We are sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May your memories give you peace and comfort. She was always so welcoming and had a beautiful smile.
    Fred and Brenda Vogel

  6. Joan & Paul Koblas

    21 December 2019 2 years ago

    We remember Carol we’ll. ‘Such an incredible person and wonderful mother to her fantastic brood. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. Truly, a life well-lived. Love and condolences to all.

  7. Susan Call

    21 December 2019 2 years ago

    Carol was one of the nicest people I have ever known at FSZ. She always had a smile for everyone. I enjoyed her company and we shared many life stories over our lunches. Kim and Tom, so sorry to hear of her passing. She will be greatly missed.

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