CADILLAC — Sarah Lee-Ruth Tompkins of Cadillac passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. She was 47.

Sarah was born August 13, 1971 in Ludington, Michigan. She graduated from Marion High School and attended Northwestern Michigan College as well as Baker College.

She worked at T & D Heat Treating, AAR Mobility and was a mixologist at the Busy Bee in Cadillac. Sarah loved wolves, motorcycle rides and road trips. She had a big heart and was known as “Mom‘ to many.

Sarah is survived by her children: Trevor Smith of Cadillac, Emma Tompkins (Kyle Keller) of Grand Rapids, Idriel Tompkins and Isis Tompkins both of Cadillac; father, Leroy Smith; mother, Judy Moore, both of Marion; siblings: Rita Smith (Frank Fredell), Beth Grames, Dave (Pam) Smith, Joe Smith (Lori Brown), Mike (Beth) Smith; many nieces and nephews; her boyfriend, Randy Smith; special friends: Roxi Brohn and Theresa Casper; and special neighbors, Jim and Bev.

Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac with Pastor Steve Boven officiating. Friends may meet the family one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

An online guestbook is available at

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