Margaret Jeanette DiniusMARGARET JEANETTE DINIUS, age 96 of Manitou Beach, MI, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 1, 1926 in Pontiac, MI to Arthur E. and Mildred M. (Woodworth) Hassenzahl. Margaret lived her early life in the Pontiac area growing up with her four sisters. She graduated from Pontiac High School in 1943 and attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. She married Harold C. Dinius on June 19, 1948 in Adrian, Michigan. Margaret was employed at several businesses as a bookkeeper in the Lenawee County area. She retired to Manitou Beach in 1988 with her husband. Margaret enjoyed entertaining her family, friends, and fishing in her spare time. She was an active member of the Manitou Road Baptist Church in Manitou Beach where she attended church often singing for the Sunday services. Surviving are, four daughters, Marcia Dinius (Earl Madary) of Ferndale, MI, Kay Helf of Adrian, Rebecca (Larry) Sayler of Blissfield, Carol Irvin of Belleville, four sons, Thomas (Margo) Dinius of Namibia, Africa, Steven (Karon) Dinius of Manitou Beach, Neil Dinius of Tecumseh, Mark Dinius of Manitou Beach, along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, Harold Dinius, one son, Andrew Dinius, and three sisters. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Addison, with Pastor Mark Alber officiating. The visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday until the time of the service. Burial will take place at Green’s Lakeside Cemetery in Manitou Beach. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of Lenawee County, Manitou Road Baptist Church, and Lenawee Department of Aging.
March 1, 1926 - May 13, 202203/01/192605/13/2022
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