Mervin J Smith
(October 23, 1925 - August 19, 2013)
Of Lansing Passed away Monday, August 19, 2013. Mervin was born October 23, 1925 in Perrinton, MI to the late Olen and Herma (Kiefer) Smith. Mervin joined the United States Army and served as a Paratrooper in the 11th Airborne Division during World War II. He loved traveling and spending his winters at Houghton Lake with his wife. Mervin was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mervin is preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Smith, and a sister Alice Shelest. Mervin is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Pauline, a daughter Barbara (Michael) Davids, a son Paul Smith, 2 grandchildren, Angela (Charles) Seaton, and Gabriel Smith, and 3 great-grandchildren, Cathleen, Sam, and Zach.
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