William Charles Dianich

Born: Tue., Apr. 17, 1923
Died: Sat., Mar. 12, 2005

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William Charles “Charlie” Dianich William Charles “Charlie” Dianich, age 81, of Woodville, GA died Saturday, March 12, 2005 at his residence. Born in Ramsay, MI on April 17, 1923 he was the son of the late Peter Dianich of Unger State Russia and Helen Dobos Dianich of Inberg State Russia. He graduated from Gogebic College and received his Masters Degree at Northern Michigan University. During World War II he served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Princeton. He was a Counselor for Michigan Rehabilitation Services of the Department of Education and retired on July 6, 1965 after twenty years. He was an active member of St. Sebastian Church of Bessemer, MI, a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the past commander of the American Legion in Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Eudene Cook Hill Dianich of Woodville, GA; a daughter, Debra Helstowski and husband Dave of Brighton, MI; two step daughters, Paula H. Brock and husband Phil of Woodville, GA and Pam H. Smith and husband Bruce of Athens, GA; three sons, Paul Dianich of Ham Lake, MN, Mike Dianich and wife Ann of Marquette, MI and Steve Dianich of Coon Rapids, MN; three sisters, Julie Landers of Berwyn, IL, Mary Kazer of Edmonds WA and Anne Kentala of Escondido, CA; five grandchildren, Taylor Dianich, McKenzie Dianich, David Helstowski, Jeffrey Helstowski, Thomas Helstowski; three step grandchildren, Russell Brock, Rosilyn B. Hunt and husband James and Kevin Smith; three step great grandchildren, Ethan Hunt, Zoey Brock and Robert Hunt; two nieces, Jane Dianich and Dianne Cronin-Stubbs and a number of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 18, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church of Greensboro, GA with Father Fernando Molina-Restrepo officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Phil Brock, Bruce Smith, Russell Brock, Kevin Smith, Richard Cook and Julian Davison. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

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Mike Antoine
   Posted Thu March 17, 2005
My condolences to the Charlie Dianich family. I new Charlie during my younger years in Ramsay and White Pine. My prayers are with you.

Ron Nyman
   Posted Fri March 18, 2005
The Dianich Family, We are sorry for your loss and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Ron, Kate, Cassie and Meghan Nyman

Frank and Lucia Pairolero
   Posted Fri March 18, 2005
To the Dianich Family, Our deepest sympathy during this time of great loss of your husband and family. We knew Charlie and he was a close friend to Frank's Mom and Dad all those years ago in Ramsay. May God grant you the needed strength to help you through this time of great sorrow. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Norm and Maxine Honkala
   Posted Sat March 19, 2005
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.

Jerry Hill
   Posted Sat March 19, 2005
I send my condolences to the Charles Dianich Family. Charles was my second cousin. My mother Ann Dianich Hill was Charles' first cousin. Their fathers were brothers. May Eternal Rest be granted to Charles and may his soul rest in peace.

Kenneth B. Kizer II
   Posted Tue March 22, 2005
Dear Uncle Charlie, Sorry I couldn't make it to your funeral. I hope to see you in heaven some day. Your nephew, Kenny

Arden Hill
   Posted Tue March 22, 2005
I haven't seen my second cousin since 1960 in Ramsay, but I haven't forgotten him. I know that Charlie had a good life, but I'm sorry that I never did meet his family. Rest in peace, Charlie.

Debbie and Steve Harrell
   Posted Thu March 24, 2005
Our condolences to the Dianich family, especially to Charlie's son Paul. Paul, we have you in our prayers and we are very sorry for your loss.