Smith, Diane L., Burt, Michigan


Loving mother and grandmother passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at the age of 61. Diane was born September 23, 1952, in Saginaw to the late William and Dorothy (Warner) Rivett. She retired from General Motors. Diane loved spending time with her family, camping, and vacationing in Florida. She is survived by her son, James (Misti) Smith II; grandson, Zander Smith; sisters, Sandy Schneider and Pat (Jerry) Greenwald; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her loving companion of 20 years, Dean Wintermeyer; siblings, Jerry Rivett, Robert Rivett, Calvin Rivett, and Marie Rivett; and brother-in-law, Verne Schneider. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Fr. Joseph Schabel will officiate with burial to follow in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. and again on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. www.casefuneralhome.com