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Michael W. Smith

July 11, 1942 March 20, 2017
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Obituary for Michael W. Smith

Michael W. Smith, longtime resident of Clawson, Michigan died March 20, 2017 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. He was 74 years old. Michael was born on July 11, 1942 in Pence, Wisconsin to parents, Eleanor (nee Verdoni) and Michael K. Smith.

Mike proudly served in the United States Army and retired from Birmingham, Michigan U. S. Postal Service in 2005.

Mike was a sci-fi nut. He also enjoyed collecting Star Trek memorabilia, trains, coins, and postal service items. Mike was a proud supporter of the Democratic Party and enjoyed volunteering at the Clawson 4th of July Parade. Mike was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

Mike is survived by his former wife, Caroline Schairer and his loving children, Andrea (Cedar) Kerr and Doug (Crystal) Smith. Mike is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, John, April, Breanna, Kyra, Layla, Genevieve, Cyrianna, Decimus, and Quinn and his dear sister Nora (Bill) Richmond.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (Between 14 & 15 Mile Roads) Friday at 6pm. Friends may visit beginning at 3pm.

Memorials appreciated to the charity of donor’s choice.


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