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Diana Marie Puschel

November 13, 1941 ~ June 18, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old


Diana Marie Puschel, 81, of Hopkins, MI passed away Sunday, June 18, 2023 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. Born November 13, 1941 in Detroit, she was the daughter of the late Lorraine Wilkinson-Clay and was the wife of Paul Edward Puschel.  Diana was a longtime member of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Dorr.  She began attending in 1994 and has been an active participant in the congregation ever since, including quilting and singing in the choir.  Diana was strong in her faith and devoted much of her time helping others within her church family.  Whenever the weather permitted, she loved being out near the water.  Diana also enjoyed going bowling, golfing and reading.  Above all else, she loved her family.

Along with Paul, her husband of twenty-two years, Diana is survived by her children, Dale (Laurie) Witczak, Judy (David) DeStefano and Sandy (Randy) Yob; grandchildren, Brett (Jodi), Taylor (Jessi), Samantha (Blake), Alexandra, Jordan, Madison, Mackenzie, Felicia, Erik, Trevor, Amanda, Melissa, Courtney, Tim and Stephanie; great-grandchildren, Elle, Milly and Theodore; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 Years, Wally Witczak; mother, Lorraine; son, Mark Witczak; and sister, Rosemary Wilkinson.

The family will receive friends at Gorden Funeral Residence, Hopkins Chapel, 208 W Main St. Hopkins, on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and on Thursday, June 22, 2023 at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 4219 Park Lane, Dorr, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM at the church. A luncheon will follow the service for family and friends to gather and celebrate Diana with sharing stories of their memories.  A graveside committal service will follow the luncheon at Maplewood Cemetery, Hopkins, 1643 130th Ave, Hopkins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Epiphany Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 245, Dorr, MI 49323.





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June 21, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gorden Funeral Residence, Hopkins Chapel
208 W. Main Street
Hopkins, MI 49328

June 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Epiphany Lutheran
4219 Park Lane
Dorr, MI 49323

Funeral Service
June 22, 2023

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Epiphany Lutheran
4219 Park Lane
Dorr, MI 49323


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