Theodore T. "Scrib" Scribner

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Theodore T. "Scrib" Scribner, 80, of Midland, passed away at the MidMichigan Medical Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

Scrib (Ted) was born on July 16, 1932, the son of the late Claude A. and Cleo (Handley) Scribner in Hammond, Ind. and moved to Michigan when he was five. He met his wife, Rose Moreno, when he was nine. They married 60 years ago in Mount Pleasant on April 26, 1952. He graduated from Shepherd High School in 1951, where he was an outstanding athlete.

Scrib retired in 1995 after 44 years at The Dow Chemical Co. as a multi-craftsman. He enjoyed following local sports as well as the Detroit Tigers. He and his wife enjoyed dancing weekly.

Scrib is survived by his wife, Rose; and three daughters, Debbie Hepinstall and the late Gary Hepinstall, Claudeen (Frank) Petroski and Diane (Buck) Love. "Gramps" will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Jodi Hickerson, Scott Hepinstall, Jacob (Christin) Petroski, Sarah (Travis) Rundle, Karmen (Cody) Love and Nicole Love. He especially enjoyed his great-grandchildren, Dakota Hickerson, Tyler and Rachel Rundle and Ava Petroski. His yorkie, Sophia Rose, will miss him. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings; brothers, Duane and Kermit Scribner; sisters, Margie and Lola Scribner; and in-laws, Dan and Rose Moreno.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with Father Eddie Dwyer Celebrant. The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Friday from 4-7 p.m., and on Saturday at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the University of Michigan Cardiology Department or the donor's favorite charity in Scribs honor. Online condolences can be left at

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Smith-Miner Funeral Home
2700 W Wackerly St Midland, MI 48640
(989) 832-8844
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Published in Midland Daily News on Feb. 21, 2013
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