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Diane K. LaRoche

February 13, 1949 April 20, 2021
Diane K. LaRoche
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Obituary for Diane K. LaRoche

Diane K. LaRoche, age 72 of Lapeer, passed away on April 20, 2021. Diane was born in Almont, MI on February 13, 1949. She was raised in Dryden and attended Dryden High School, where she played basketball and the coronet. Diane loved to bowl and golf and was also a longtime employee of GLTA, where she got great enjoyment out of meeting new people and conversing with her regular bus patrons. Diane was also a longtime member of Calvary Bible Church in Lapeer.

Diane is survived by her husband Thomas LaRoche; three children Garry Lee Gibbard, Kevin Douglas Gibbard, and Helen Evelyn Shenberger; 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; brothers Bill (Linda) Bailey and Elmer Bailey of Metamora; sister Dolley Hicks of Morristown, TN; also many nieces and nephews.

Diane was preceded in death by her parents Perry Bailey Sr. and Evelyn Bailey (Munson); sister Linda Sheick; brothers Walter Bailey and Perry Bailey Jr.

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer.


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