Donald Leroy "Don" Dill
|Father: Oscar Lonzo Dill|
|Mother: Sarah Elizabeth ( Froedge ) Dill|
|Marital Status: Widowed|
|Resided in: Don and his late wife, Della, lived in Monticello, Indiana, since 1969, coming from the family farm in Idaville, Indiana.|
|Funeral Date: Monday, September 25, 2017|
|Funeral Location: 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 25, 2017, Celebration of Life Service will be at the Hickory Grove Church, 9714 N. 700 W., Delphi, Indiana, 46923|
|Clergy: Pastor Ken Smith of the Hickory Grove Church of rural Delphi (Carroll County), Indiana.|
|Burial will take place:
Hickory Grove Cemetery in rural Delphi (Carroll County), Indiana. |
|Visitation will be:
3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana, and from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 25, 2017, at the Hickory Grove Church, 9714 N. 700 W., Delphi, Indiana, 46923. |
Donald Leroy Dill, 91, Monticello, passed away peacefully on September 21 at White Oak Health Campus.
Don was born August 12, 1926 in Waynetown, IN to the late Oscar and Sara (Froedge) Dill. He attended school at West Point, IN. On June 15, 1946 he married Della Timmons in Lafayette, IN.
After several years of farming near Idaville, including a number of years driving school bus, he and Della moved to Monticello in 1969. Don then drove a Farm Bureau gas truck for 21 years, delivering fuel until retiring in 1990. Since 1954, he was a member of the Hickory Grove Church in rural Carroll County. He was a local food pantry volunteer and nursing home volunteer. Don was a Masonic Lodge member since 1953 and he and Della belonged to the Good Sam Camping Club.
Surviving are his sons Wayne (Elaine) Dill, Huntingburg, IN; and Ray (Sue) Dill, Holland, MI; daughter-in-law Rose Dill, Delphi, IN; grandchildren Jennifer Dill, Pegram, TN; Angela Dill, Lansing, MI; Aubree (Zack) Keys, Denver, CO; Justin (Cindy) Dill, Grandville, MI; Morgan Dill, Berkeley, CA; great-grandchildren Jonas Keys, Johanna Keys, Bryce Dill, and Warren Dill; sisters Deloris Czech, Crown Point, IN; Pat (Ben) Fisher, Wabash, IN; Lydia (Scott) Jones, Lebanon, IN; brother Eugene (Barb) Allison, West Lafayette, IN; and good friend Bob Tobey, Monticello, IN.
He was preceded in death by his wife Della; son Jerry; grandson Michael; and brother Oscar.
Don’s family wishes to express immense gratitude and appreciation to White Oak Health Campus, Serenity Hospice, and Pastor Ken Smith and the congregation of Hickory Grove Church for the tender loving care of our dear Father in his final years.
Visitation is 3-5pm, September 24 at Miller-Roscka Funeral Home, Monticello. Additional visitation from 9-10am, September 25, at Hickory Grove Church, 9714 N 700 W, Delphi, IN. Funeral at 10am at Hickory Grove Church with Pastor Ken Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Hickory Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Hickory Grove Church of Delphi, Indiana.
|Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Hickory Grove Church Delphi (Carroll County), Indiana. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home and at the church.|
|Marriage Information: On June 15, 1946, in Lafayette, Indiana, he married Della May Timmons; she passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010.|
|Survivors include: |
Wayne (wife Elaine) Dill of Huntingburg, Indiana, and
Raymond (wife Sue) Dill of Holland, Michigan;
Rose Dill of Delphi, Indiana;
Jennifer Dill of Pegram, Tennessee,
Angela Dill of Lansing, Michigan,
Aubree (husband Zack) Keys of Denver, Colorado,
Justin (wife Cindy) Dill of Grandville, Michigan, and
Morgan Dill of Berkeley, California;
Bryce Dill, and
Deloris Czech of Crown Point, Indiana,
Pat (husband Ben) Fisher of Wabash, Indiana, and
Lydia (husband Scott) Jones of Lebanon, Indiana;
Eugene (wife Barb) Allison of West Lafayette, Indiana;
Robert "Bob" Tobey of Monticello, Indiana.
|Preceded in Death: |
Oscar Lonzo and Sarah Elizabeth (Froedge) Dill;
Della May (Timmons) Dill;
|Arrangements by: |
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.