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(March 16, 1962 – July 30, 2010)

Cindy Star Skym, 48, of Midland, died unexpectedly, Friday, July 30, 201 in an automobile accident on Otsego County. She was known by all as a loving and supportive mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend. Cindy was born on March 16, 1962 in Midland to Shirley (Abbe) and Gary Smith. She graduated from Midland High School in 1980 and from Delta College in 1984. On May 7, 1988, Cindy married Howard James Skym. Cindy and Howard gave birth to a daughter, Rachel Lyn on May 23, 1990. Then on September 12, 1995 they were blessed with another daughter, Rebecca Lyn. Cindy was a paraprofessional for Midland Public Schools. She was very active in volunteering for many school activities. Cindy is survived by her husband Howard; daughters, Rachel and Rebecca; parents, Gary and Shirley Smith; brother, Greg (Brenda) Smith and their children, Ben, Jesse, Cat and Riley; mother-in-law Joan Skym and many close friends. Cindy was predeceased by a baby daughter Jessica Rae and her father-in-law Howard Skym. A Funeral Service will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Wed. August 4 at 11:00 am with Reverend Dr. Charles Keyworth officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-7 pm and on Wed. from 10 until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Cindy’s family. Online condolences may be sent thru www.smithminer.com