Farm Animals 19

Michael George Smith

March 5, 1937 ~ January 25, 2021 (age 83)


Michael G. Smith, age 83, a local rancher of Prairie City, passed away on January 25th, 2021.  No services are planned at this time.


Mike was born March 5th, 1937 in Rio Linda, California to Michael and Lydia (Blomgren) Smith.


 During his lifetime, he was dedicated to preserving the local ranching and timber industries.


Mike is survived by his wife, Elaine and children; Dave and wife Karrie, Gayle and husband Dean, Todd and wife Deana, Eric and wife Jana, Wayne and wife Midge and Michelle and her husband Chris, along with 18 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sisters, Judy and Joyce and a brother Dave and wife Barb and numerous nieces and nephews.


His family would like to thank the staff at Cinnabar Adult Foster Care Home along with the Blue Mountain Hospice team for their loving care on Mike during his last days.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Cinnabar Adult Foster Care Home through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, Oregon 97814.  To offer online condolences to Mike’s family, please visit

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