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Diane’s Story

Our family is humbled by the outpouring of love and support from all of you. We ask that you keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we make this journey.

"Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed,
for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."Josh 1:9



Diane was diagnosed on Feb 10th with non-small cell lung cancer.

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Diane's Obituary

Here is Diane's obituary listing the times and dates of her memorial observances and celebration of her life:

Diane S.

Died Jan. 5,


SUTTONS BAY - Diane Sue Marin passed away peacefully at
her home in Suttons Bay, MI surrounded by family early on Saturday, January
5th. She was 61.


Born to Arne and Marjorie (Roberts) Andelin on October
28th, 1951 in Ishpeming, MI, she went on to graduate from Ishpeming
High School
and enrolled at Northern Michigan University. After receiving a
degree in education, she taught special education at Pewamo-Westphalia schools
in Michigan until 1982.


She was married to Carl Peter Marin on November
5th, 1982 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Ishpeming and
subsequently moved to Pacific Palisades, CA, where she worked for William O’Neil
& Co. and Investor’s Business Daily until the birth of her first son, Andrew
Peter, in 1987. Her second son, Kristopher Evan, was born in 1989.


The family moved to Suttons Bay in 1994 where she focused
on raising her two sons and resided for the next 18 years. She was a member of
Immanuel Lutheran Church, devoted mother, wife, avid reader, and loved to
travel, especially to visit her two sons. Most precious to her was time spent
with her sons.


Preceded in death by her father, she is survived by her
mother, husband Peter of 30 years, sons Andy and Kris, sister Jean Ann (Mike)
Hosey and seven nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan.
at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.  The funeral service will be held at 11
a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Suttons Bay.  The Rev. Kent Lee will


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Immanuel
Lutheran Church, PO Box 206, Suttons Bay, MI, 49682 and/or the Jimmy V.
Foundation for Cancer Research at


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Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home of
Suttons Bay.