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Grace Austin, 86, of Sanford, passed away on June 8 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born on August 11, 1930 in Midland to the late Peter and Nellie (June) Latoski. Grace married Robert Austin who predeceased her on February 28, 2015.

Grace was a school bus driver for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, camping, fishing and boating. They also owned and apple orchard and she liked to do canning.

Grace is survived by her daughter, Pamella Pflaum, grandchildren, Michelle St. Clair and Mark Pflaum, great grandchildren, Nathan St. Clair, Andrew St. Clair, Johnathan, Jeremy, Ireland, and Jasmine Pflaum. She is also survived by her siblings Ivan (Lorna) Latoski, Mary Myers, Fred (Shirley) Latoski, Martha Roy and sister in law Nancy Latoski.

Grace was predeceased by her siblings Clara Sian, Jody Miller, Peter Latoski, Betty Ockerman and Bernard Latoski.

A Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastors Don Duford and Dennis Heath officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 13th from 5-7 pm and on Wednesday from 10:00 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Midland City Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Meals on Wheels or New Hope Church.

On line condolences can be left at smithminer.com