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(September 21, 1957 – February 21, 2011)

Kent “Bert” Clothier, 53, of Midland, died unexpectedly on Feb. 27, 2011 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Bert was born on Sept. 21, 1957 in Reed City, to the late Hershel and Linda (Gerhert) Clothier. He moved to Midland in 1970 and graduated from Midland High in 1975. Bert worked for Bushey’s Auto Glass and Radiator for many years. He loved, hunting, collecting and restoring Ford tractors and he had a big love for Harley Davidson motorcycles. Bert is survived by his daughter Stephanie (Jeremy) Baker of Midland; son, Jeremy Clothier of Midland; brother, Steve (Brenda) Clothier; niece Nicole Clothier and many, many friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Thurs. March 3, at 11:00 am at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, with Reverend Ross Mahan officiating. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 2 from 4 til 7 pm and on Thursday 3, from 10:00 until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Bert’s family in his name. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com