Dianne Hill

Dianne Hill, 87, of Michigan City, Indiana passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2022.


Dianne was born January 3, 1935 in La Porte, Indiana to the late Judd and Dorothy (Cockrell) Garrison.


On September 29, 1951, Dianne married Nathan Hill who preceded her in death on September 8, 2008.


Dianne is survived by her children, Patsy (Doug) Utpatel of La Porte, Indiana, and Joan (Herman) Howard of New Carlisle, Indiana; a daughter-in-law, Lynn Hill of New Carlisle, Indiana; five grandchildren, Mandy, Brian, Valerie, Billy, and George; eight great-grandchildren, Eli, Chayse, Addison, Colton, Carter, Raylee, Hannah, and Wyatt; a great great-grandson, Everett; and a sister, Carol Arndt of La Porte, Indiana.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Nathan; son, Judd Hill; two sisters, Winifred Bennett, and Dorothy Cook; and two brothers, Sonny Garrison, and William Garrison.


Dianne was retired from American Rubber with over 35 years of service. She was a member of the Meer Road Community Baptist Church in Michigan City. She supported the Cystic Fibrosis foundation and enjoyed playing bingo, crossword puzzles, cooking, and baking, especially her famous zucchini bread.


Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.


A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2022, at the funeral home. Pastor Jeff Zigler will officiate. Burial will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery.


Memorial contributions may be made to Donor’s Choice.


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