2014-05-08 / Obituaries

Sandra M. Smith


Sandra M. Smith Sandra M. Smith FARWELL, Mich. – Sandra Maxine Smith, 72, of Farwell, Mich., left this earth and her loving family on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich., to join hands with her Creator.

Sandra was born in Manistique, Mich., on Aug. 19, 1941, the daughter of Florence and Jacob Tenneson.

She married George A. Smith on June 28, 1975, and together they raised five children, Doug (Cindy) McGahan of Cadillac, Mich., Lola (Christopher) Schafer of Shepherd, Mich., Carmen (Tom) Clunie of Lake, Mich., Gloria Smith of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., and Greg (Nikki) Smith of Shepherd; and one fourlegged child, Dolly.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, brother, sister, first husband, brother-in-law, and mother in-law.

Sandra is survived by her five children; along with eight grandchildren, Sanya (Nick), Linsey (Josh), Erica, Brendan, McKenzie, Megan, Brayden, Dylan; and three great-grandchildren, Damon, Jayni Lee, and baby Destiny. Sandra was also survived by her second mother, Elvira Sebright; brother, Howard (Carol) Smith; and sister, Cheryl Goudreau, all of Manistique; as well as one brother, Jerry (Nora) Smith of Gladstone, Mich.

Sandra lived for her family and enjoyed spending lots of time with them. She also enjoyed playing bingo and a circle of great friends there. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Visitation was held Wednesday, April 30, from 2-8 p.m. and prior to the service on Thursday, May 1, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Services were held at 11 a.m. at the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home. Burial will be in Surrey Township Cemetery. Her on-line guestbook is available at www.stephenson-wyman.com.

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