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Robert E. Tracy, 89, died on March 26, 2019 at the Toni and Trish House in Auburn. Born April 4, 1929 in Janesville, Wisconsin, he lived in Topaz, in the Upper Peninsula, during his childhood and his family lived and worked on the McKay Farm in Midland during the late 1930’s. Robert served with the National Guard. On April 25, 1952 he married Betty J. Vickrek in Midland. Robert joined the Midland Police Department in 1952 and retired with the rank of lieutenant.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Betty, their daughter, Jane (Robert) Raab of Midland and one grandson, Bill Keathley of Granbury, Texas. Per his request, cremation has taken place; there will be no visitation of funeral. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


Condolence Messages

  1. Shannon Floyd

    05 April 2019 2 years ago

    I’m so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He was always out working in his yard and on the roof even in his 80s! We will miss his stories and seeing him and Betty sitting on the porch all day talking (and napping).

  2. Martin Keathley

    01 April 2019 2 years ago

    Our thoughts and prayers and condolences go to the family.

  3. Bill Keathley

    30 March 2019 2 years ago

    I love you Grandpa! I’m so sorry Grandma and Mom. I love you guys!

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