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Diane Orlando, 63, of Hillman

Mrs. Diane Lynne Orlando, 63 of Hillman passed away Sunday November 27,2022 at home surrounded by her family.

The daughter of George and Irene (Wicks) Bennett, was born April 3,1959 in Flint Michigan. Diane graduated from Hillman High School in 1977, staying in the  Hillman area she raised her children while working several jobs in the health care industry.  She married Michael Orlando on April 11,2000 in Orlando Florida.

Diane enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, sharing her love of crafting, sewing and making jewelry.  She loved vacationing every year in Florida, and going to the casino.

Surviving are her husband Michael; three children Frank (Kellie) Lis, Nina (Michael) Kennard, and Anthony Lis; two step children Michael Orlando Jr., and Matte (Joseph) Gerhring; eight grandchildren Emalie, Blake, Brody, Jackson, Cierra, Jazlynn, Alexander and Adam; two sisters Patricia (Brian) Klein, and Colleen (Greg) Gambs; three brothers Jimmy Dodge, Clyde (LuAnn) Dodge, Greg (Brenda) Bennett; and a very close companion her dog Bentley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers Donald Ray Francisco, and Daryl Francisco.

Visitation  will be Friday December 2,2022 at Green Funeral Home in Hillman, from 11:00 AM until the 2:00 PM Funeral Service.  Burial will follow at Hillman-Rust Cemetery.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Diane Lynne Orlando, please visit our floral store.

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