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David Thurston, 84, of Midland, passed away on October 20, 2020 at K & K Quality Care. He was born on November 7, 1935 to the late Herman and Martha (Insley) Thurston.


David was a hobby farmer and collected tractors. He enjoyed watching Nascar and Racing. Family was most important to David and he loved his grandchildren.


David is survived by his children, David Thurston II, Debra (Daniel) Bloom, grandchildren, Dareth (Dan) Johnson, Dallas (Jeremy) Rau, Danielle Sineway, great grandchildren, Skylar Johnson, Haven Rau and Atreyu Sineway. He is also survived by his sister, JoAnn Cobb and sister-in-law Louis Thurston. He was predeceased by his brother, Jerry Thurston and brother-in-law, Leonard Cobb.


A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Paster John Pohanka officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home from 10 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Midland Memorial Gardens.


Those considering an expression of sympathy are asked to consider MidMichigan Hospice.


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



Condolence Messages

  1. Julie McLean

    22 October 2020 9 months ago

    Sorry in the death of your Dad. He was a good neighbor. You have my sympathy.

  2. Karen Sprague

    21 October 2020 9 months ago

    So sorry for your loss.

  3. Shirley Thurston Van Horn

    20 October 2020 9 months ago

    Davey and Deb i am so sorry for the loss of your father. He will be missed by many

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