Diane M. (Hamelin) Given, 62, of Dallas, TX, passed away Monday morning, January 23, 2017 at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – White Rock, in Dallas, TX.
She was born on November 30, 1954 in Escanaba, daughter of Duane R. Hamelin and Janet M. Lippold. Following high school, Diane had furthered her education attending University of Michigan then earned her law degree from Cooley Law School.
Diane was self-employed with her business partner, William Bret of 25 years, owning and operating Given and Bret Attorneys at Law.
When she resided in Escanaba, she was a member of St. Anne’s Church.
Diane was a longtime resident of Dallas, TX, but always a Yooper.
Among survivors include her brother, David (Nancy) Hamelin of Escanaba; two sisters, Susann (Roy) VanderBloomen of Green Bay, WI and Joann (Anthony) Figueroa of Houston, TX; nieces and nephews, Kayla, Jim, Tim (Jennifer), Nathan (Theresa), Amber and Nastasha Bruegger (Joshua); great nieces and nephews, Noah, Brian, Lily and David Anthony, Kayden, Easton, Olivia, Hannah and Abby; step mother, Judy Hamelin; business partner, William Bret; and boyfriend, William Radcliffe.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Duane Hamelin and Janet Hamelin Lippold.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, January 27th at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Church with Rev. Fran DeGroot officiating.
Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery next to her mother.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the family of Diane.