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(Sept. 5, 1953 – August 17, 2012)

Laura May Peter, 58, of Pinconning, died unexpectedly on Aug. 17, 2012. Laura was born in Flint on Sept. 5, 1953 to the late Dorrance and Jeanette (Close) Phillips. On Aug. 17, 1974 Laura married her sweetheart Donald Peter in Millington. Laura was a quiet woman and she and Don kept to themselves. She was a beautiful artist. Laura loved gardening, pets, all kinds of animals, the outdoors, snowmobiling, hunting and horseback riding. Laura especially loved her grandbabies. Laura is survived by her loving husband Don; her daughters, Tamera (Daryl) Franzel and their children Cassidy and Wesley of Three Rivers, Jeanette (Steve) Snyder and their children Madelynn and Lucian of Sanford; her sister Francis (Jon) Carnet; father-in-law Frank Thayer; sister-in-law Janet Holstein and many nieces and nephews. Laura was predeceased by her sister Fay Susan; her brother Dorrance; mother-in-law Joyce Thayer and sister-in-law Linda Dansingburg. A Funeral Service will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 4 until 7 pm and on Wednesday from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Midland Baptist Church or Laura’s family in her honor. Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com