SMITH, Haldeane Merrill Sr., 84, of Alpena died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Tendercare Greenview surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his wife, June; his son Haldeane II (Jennifer), and his daughter, Gail Lynn Smith both of Presque Isle; three grandchildren, Elise Albostoc of Durango, Colo., Bobby Jo Smith of Escanaba and Charles Dean Smith of Gibson, Fla.; seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Per his wishes, he has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation.
Committal services will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, beginning at 1 p.m. with Rev. James Kendziorski officiating. Full military honors will be accorded by the VFW Post 2496 immediately following.