Hill, Dakota Jake, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away suddenly Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the age of 18 years. Dakota was born March 21, 1996, in Saginaw, the son of Terrall Lee Hill and Jeanie A. (Smith) Hill. He graduated from Swan Valley High School this spring with the Class of 2014. He had been employed by Valley Tent Rental. Dakota was planning on enlisting in the Michigan National Guard. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycles, trucks and snowmobiles. Surviving are his loving parents, Terrall and Jeanie; his brother, Terrall Sanchez; his grandparents, Arthur L. and Carol F. Hill; aunts and uncles, Kip and Char Hill, Windy Hill, Jill Bremer, Bob and Tracy Brown, Jim and Becky Brown, Greg and Kathy Smith, Matt and Kathy Ehrhart, and Vickie McPherson; many cousins and other relatives, and many friends, especially Joshua Federspiel and Oliver McKnight. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Rosemary and Don Sheets and Paul Smith. Dakota’s family will receive friends at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, where a memorial service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Christine Braun will officiate. Those planning an expression of sympathy may make donations to Dakota’s family, for memorials to be determined later. www.casefuneralhome.com