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(December 21, 1951 – May 8, 2014)

Timothy D. Pavka, age 62, of Midland, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Woodland Hospice. He was born December 21, 1951, in Midland, Michigan to the late Raymond and Marie (Crampton) Pavka. He married Janice Zimmer on July 8, 2000.Timothy worked at Giants Supermarket in purchasing, shipping and receiving retiring after 27 years. He played fast pitch softball and was very proud of his venison sausage and jerky.Timothy is survived by his wife Janice, and stepsons Jayson (Maxine) Dauer and Jayme (Stacy) Dauer. He is also survived by his sister, Kimberly Mayhew, in laws; JoAnn (Sam) Saradon, Robert (Donna) Zimmer and Jon (Rebecca) Zimmer, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.Timothy was predeceased by his in-laws, John Zimmer, Helen Zimmer and William Zimmer.A private memorial will be held at a later date. Those considering a expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Pardee Cancer Treatment Center.Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com