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Diana L. (Horton) Wipperfurth

April 2, 1934 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 85)


Mrs. Diana L. Wipperfurth, age, 85, of Spring Lake, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Harbor Hospice-Poppen House Residence. She was born on April 2, 1934 in Conneaut, OH to the late Myles L. and Betty (Smith) Horton.  Diana married William J. Wipperfurth on March 7, 1953 in Angola, IN. Bill passed away December 13, 2016. 

Diana has lived in Spring Lake since coming from East Lansing, MI in 1953, where she met Bill while attending Michigan State University. Diana is a member of the Spring Lake Presbyterian Church, Longboat Chapel of Longboat Key, FL., Spring Lake Yacht Club, Mackinac Island Yacht Club, and was past member of Spring Lake Country Club. Diana was proud to be the first woman member of the United States Power Squadron, and also a member of the Eastern Star #132. She loved doing crossword puzzles, boating, and enjoyed numerous family dinners and gatherings.

Diana is survived by her loving family; daughters, Karen (Brian) Dickey, Amey (Steve) Rothman, Diana (Bradley) Bench; and son-in-law, Michael Aeling; grandchildren: Alyssa (Matthew) Sierawski, Erika Dickey, Jason Dickey, Ashley (Dan) Gasper, Jill (Bruce) Margulis, Amanda (Kyle) Kuharevicz, and Myles Benc;  great-grandchildren, Isabella Rose, and Kyle and Jett William Kuharevicz. Also surviving are her sister-in-law, Barbara De Witt; brother-in-law, Kurt Wipperfurth; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth Aeling; sister, Karen Taylor; grandson, Daniel David Horning II; in-laws, Jerry and Anita Wipperfurth, Ken De Witt, and Janice Wipperfurth. 

The Funeral Service will be at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Spring Lake Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dan Anderson officiating. Friends are invited to meet the family 4:00- 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 24th at Klaassen Family Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Spring Lake Township Cemetery.

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