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Dianna L. Kuiper

September 25, 2018


Dianna Lynn Kuiper, 60, of Elkhart, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. A native of Elkhart and a 1976 graduate of Elkhart Memorial High School, Dianna was born on July 24, 1958 to the late William and Delores (Stillwell) Albaugh. In addition to her parents, a brother John Albaugh preceded her in death.

Surviving is her husband of 28 years, John T. Kuiper, whom she married on July 1, 1990; they have 3 children; Tiffany (Marty) Seabolt, Dianna S. Kuiper and Stephanie (Brandon) Wright; 4 loving grandchildren, Dru Farrell, Niko Delapena, Zoey Bartels and Savannah Wright; brother William “Bill” (Jennifer) Albaugh and her sister Suzie (Marven) Carver.

Dianna worked for Godfrey Marine in purchasing and the corporate office for 15 years, and formerly worked for Composites One, LLC.

She was a member of New Creation Fellowship, where she was a pre-school teacher. She loved sewing and was quit a seamstress, making special articles for family and friends. She also enjoyed cooking and animals, and will be missed by her Golden Retriever “Bear”.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St. Elkhart. Services celebrating Dianna’s life will begin at 11:00 am.  with 1 hour calling prior on Friday, October 5, 2018  at New Creation Fellowship, 30190 CR 10, Granger, IN 46530. Pastor David Klahr will officiate. Burial will follow at California Road Cemetery. In her memory, please direct memorial donations to the Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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Donations may be made to:

Center for Hospice Care
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545
Tel: 1-574-277-4100

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