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Douglas Dewitt Merrick

Douglas D. Merrick, 67, of Midland, passed away unexpectedly on March 3rd, 2021 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center. He was born on June 6th, 1953 to the late Robert and Alice (Buck) Merrick.

Doug loved nothing more than spending time with his wife and family.  He enjoyed reading as well as spending time outdoors running and hiking. Doug worked as a chemical engineer for Dow Chemical for forty years and retired in 2015.

Doug is survived by his wife, Diane (Krebs) Merrick; sons, Jeff Merrick, Karl (Jaclyn) Merrick, and Ryan Merrick; grandchildren, Alice and Tessa.  Doug is also survived by his sisters, Sue (Joe) Ehrhardt, Judy (Larry) Dumont, and brother Bill (Sue) Merrick.

A private family service will take place on Tuesday March 9th, 2021 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network in his honor.

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

Condolence Messages

  1. Phyllis and Wayne Johnson

    27 March 2021 3 weeks ago

    Diane and family
    We are sorry for your loss. We have been praying for you during this difficult time.

  2. Jill (Titus) Sweet

    12 March 2021 1 month ago

    Jeff and family – I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m praying for peace and comfort for you all.

  3. Lynne and Scott Hanrahan

    08 March 2021 1 month ago

    Diane and family,

    We were saddened to hear of Doug’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. Doug will be missed by all who knew him, both personally and professionally.

    Lynne and Scott Hanrahan

  4. Fred and Bonnie Gray

    08 March 2021 1 month ago

    Diane and Family,
    Our prayers are with you as you go through this very tough time. May God bring you peace and strength.
    Keep all the wonderful memories alive in your hearts.

  5. John and Helen Henley

    07 March 2021 1 month ago

    Diane and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. We are praying for you in these difficult days. May God give comfort and peace to you.
    John and Helen Henley

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