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(July 26, 1925 – May 5, 2014)

Richard D. Brubaker 88, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014 at Cartwright House in Saginaw. He was born on July 26, 1925 in Gladwin, Michigan to the late Ray and Lila (Haddix) Brubaker. On June 19, 1948 he married Mildred Cuddie who predeceased him March 29, 2003. He was then married to Lois Rutter on August 28, 2004. Richard served in the Army during WWII as a rifleman. He worked for Dow Chemical retiring on May 24, 1982. Richard enjoyed hunting and fishing.Richard is survived by his wife Lois, children; Malcolm (Jeanne) Brubaker, Mark (Melissa) Brubaker, Diana (Robert) Sevilla and Daniel(Angela) Brubaker, grandchildren; Katelyn, Courtney, Chloe, Anna, Ray, Dominic, Kariann, Allison, Logan, and Gabriel; step children; Karen Pauquette, Carol Gray, Jolene Huyck, and Diane Kingdon, their spouses, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Roszella (Bernie) Foor, Angelau (Wendell)Hoover, Alice Brubaker, and Lotta Mae Mack, brothers, Ralph (Ruth) and Murray (Lenora) Brubaker, and sister-in-laws Jeanette and Ruth Brubaker. He was preceded in death by his wife and the mother of his children, Mildred, son David Brubaker, grandson Martin Sevilla, brothers Russell and Robert Brubaker and brother-in-law Jessie Mack. A Funeral Service will be held at Blessed Sacrament on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Kevin Maksym officiating. Visitation will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 4-7pm and at the church from 9 AM until the time of service. Military Honors will be under the auspices of the Midland County Verterans.Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Blessed Sacrament Church or the family in his name.On-line condolences can be given at smithminer.com