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The Meridian Weekly – April 3, 2022

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Cover Photo: New Owner at Miller Soft Water Service

(l-r): Cayleb Carman, Doug Sturgis, Mark and Becky Miller

Ovid-Elsie graduates, Mark and Becky Miller have come full circle with their business endeavor, Miller Soft Water Service. On April 1st they officially sold the business to Douglas Sturgis. It was on that same day they purchased the business several years ago.

Many do not know that brothers, Oliver and Harvey Darling started the business of
selling water softeners and salt back in the 40’s out of their hardware store. The business has continued throughout the years with various owners. Miller Soft Water Service offers for sale or rent, Tru-Soft Water Softeners and water softener salt sales with home delivery.

“My wife and I would like to thank all our loyal customers who have supported us over the years. Thanks also goes out to all previous employees who helped make our business successful,” Mark explained. Miller will continue working with the new owner as needed during transition. Office Manager, Cayleb Carman will continue in his current position.

Douglas Sturgis, also an Ovid-Elsie graduate, looks forward to serving the customers that the Miller’s have established and is excited to look into opportunities for growing the business further. Sturgis is also known as D2 The Storage Guy, with storage units in Elsie and Ovid.

Miller Soft Water Service is located at 9450 E. M-21, Ovid, their hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 8am-3pm and can be reached by phone at 989-8734-5012.