Dennis Allen Smith

Dennis Allen Smith, age 69, of Dafter, Michigan passed away September 19, 2021, at his home.

Dennis was born on July 24, 1952, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to the late Norman and Dorothy (Lapish) Smith. Dennis served his country in the United States Marine Corps. during the Vietnam War. On July 24, 1975, he married Ilene Rose Scott in Oscoda, Michigan.  Dennis, along with his wife, owned and operated Steadfast Cleaning.  He enjoyed fishing, boating, and camping.  He loved being outdoors especially in the sun.  He was a very hard worker, who loved being a father and husband.

Dennis is survived by his wife: Ilene Rose Smith; a daughter: Traci (Norris) Seward of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; his siblings: Nancy (Randy) Fields of Windsor, Ontario, Norman (Judy) Smith of Virginia, Gary (Cindy) Smith of Gaylord, MI, and Stacy Smith of Kentucky, and his furbabies:  Daisy, Spot, and Baby.

The family would like to thank the many people who helped during this difficult time.  Thank you to EUP Hospice, the Dr.’s & Nurses who cared for Dennis, the ambulance drivers who transported him, C.S. Mulder Funeral Home, Prescription Oxygen, Arfstrom Pharmacy, and others who provided care and services.  They also would like to thank all of the relatives on all sides of the family who provided care and support, especially Gary & Cindy Smith, and the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses who rallied around with prayers, love, food and left their families to spend endless hours to help care for Dennis and his family.  

According to Dennis’ wishes, no public services will be held.

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