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Kenny H. Erskine, 64, of Midland, passed away on September 19th, 2020 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Midland.  He was born on January 30th, 1956 to the late Howard and Sylvia (Jacobs) Erskine.

Ken retired as a lab technician from Dow Chemical Company in 2008. Ken loved riding his motorcycles. He also enjoyed spending his time helping many animal rescues.

Ken is survived by his son Osborn Erskine; sisters, Joan Timmer, Karen (Randy) Breternitz; nieces and nephews, Christy, Richard, Danielle, Jaime, Lorraine, and Melissa.

Ken is predeceased by his sister Jean Foust

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Bissell Pet Foundation in his name or immediate family.

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

Condolence Messages

  1. Daryl Hertema

    25 September 2020 4 weeks ago

    To the Erskine Family: I am so saddened by the recent passing of Ken. Ken was one of the best people I knew. We shared many good times in my “barn” in Midland that I will never forget. Those times together are probably the thing I have missed most after moving from Midland. Ken was such a kind and considerate person. He did so many favors for me and always refused any kind of compensation for what he did. He always looked to find some humor in whatever situation there was, good or bad. I and many others were so fortunate to have had Ken in our lives. He will be sorely missed.

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