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Dorothy E. Trask, 99, of Midland, passed away at her home on November 5, 2019. She was born on August 26, 1920 to the late Earle and Adelaide (Wiegand) Yelton.                On May 20, 1944 she married Jack L. Trask and they had 70 wonderful years together before he predeceased her on May 31, 2014.

Dorothy founded Saginaw Valley Research and Interviewing Company. She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Exchange Club and several other Midland and Detroit Organizations. She also worked as a supervisor for elections. Dorothy had a great love for animals especially cats.

Dorothy is survived by her children; Charles L. (Paula) Trask, Robert T. (My Ai) Trask, John H. (Myra) Trask, son-in-law, Donald Clements, daughter-in-law, Cyndi, her grandchildren; O.J., Tiffany, E-sa, Lawrence, Patty, Rachel, Jenni, Stephani, Aaron and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was predeceased by her daughter, Diane E. Clements, her son, David E. Trask, and grandson, Collin A. Trask.

A Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Don Duford officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 10 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Midland City Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Midland Humane Society.

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


Condolence Messages

  1. Louise Bergman

    07 November 2019 2 years ago

    Thinking of Dorothy’s family, as you come together to celebrate her long and fruitful life here, and it’s continuation now in joy and peace. Love to you all from her church family at First Baptist of Midland, MI.

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