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(January 30, 1935 – April 11, 2016)

Charlene Mix, 81, of Midland, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Monday, April 11, 2016. She was born in Trenton, Michigan on January 30, 1935, the daughter of William and Mildred (Bissonette) Lanagan. She married John Walter who predeceased her. She married Albert Mix who also predeceased her in 2000. Charlene will best be remembered as the neighborhood Mom and grandmother. She really enjoyed going to karaoke. She will be greatly missed by grandchildren, great grandchildren and especially by her two service dogs Ozzy and Lindy Girl Charlene is survived her children; Jeff (Judy Bloomer) Walters, Cindy (Hugh) Miller, Colleen (Denny Huggard) Fick, Keely Hartley, Leslie Mix and Mary Lee Quade, Mom?ÇÖs caregiver the last 12 years. She is also survived by her brother William Lanagan, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Charlene was predeceased her sister Mildred ?Ç£Tony?Ç¥ Napieralski.A Memorial Service will be held in her honor in late July.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to service dogs of America or to the family in her name.On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com