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(August 28, 1936 – July 25, 2014)

Martiel “Marti” Darabos, 77, of Midland, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2014 at her Home. She was born on August 28, 1936 in Redford Township, Michigan to Hubert E. and Inga (Petersen) Murphrey. Martiel retired from CZ Cartage Inc. Trucking Co. as a bookkeeper. She enjoyed gardening and loved to play the piano and sing.Martiel is survived by her husband Frank and daughters Beth Whitman, Pam Schwallie, Diane Krutsch, also son, Brent Schwallie and stepsons Ken Darabos and Kurt Darabos, her brother Rev. Paul (Amy) Murphrey, and sister Virginia Hoefflinger, and 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Martiel was predeceased by her son Peter Schwallie and her grandson Joel Kurtsch. And her brothers Hubert and Ralph Murphrey, and sister Kathleen Grundy. A funeral service will be held at 1pm at the Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Monday, July 28, 2014. Visitation will be from 11:30 am until time of service at the Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Murphrey officiating. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in her name.On-line condolences can be given at smithminer.com