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Nathan E. Poland

April 14, 1935 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 85)


Nathan E. Poland, 85 of Midland, our beloved dad, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The son of the late Frank and Lydia Poland was born April 14, 1935 in Midland. He graduated from Midland High School and was a longtime member of Midland Baptist Church. Nathan enjoyed fishing, hunting. He also loved to collect guns, knives and depression glass. On June 4, 1955, he married the former Joyce Crall at First Baptist Church in Midland. They shared 63 years together before her passing in 2018.

Surviving are his children, Karen (Bart) Harbron of Midland, Douglas (Jori) Poland of Petoskey, Gary (April) Poland of Ohio, and Marcelle (Pete) Simpson of Midland; 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; and daughter in-law Sue Poland

In addition to his parents and wife, Nathan was preceded in death by his son, Gregory Poland and two grandchildren.

Please note, the service video for Nathan E. Poland will now be available starting at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Nathan’s tribute page at Nothing will take place through the church. Visitation for Nathan will be held on Friday, November 6, 2020 from 5 – 7 pm at Wilson MILLER Funeral Home. We do ask that visitors follow social distancing guidelines. Memorials in Nathan’s name may be offered to First Baptist Church or to hospice. Personal messages of condolence maybe offered to the family at


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November 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wilson Miller Funeral Home Inc Wilson Miller Funeral Home Inc
4210 N Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 486402325


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915 E. Sugnet Rd, Midland MI 48642
Tel: 1-989-835-6731

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