Lavanche Faye 'Sue' Dillman
Lavanche Faye "Sue" Dillman, 89, of Kokomo, Indiana, went to her eternal home on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.
Sue was born in Deedsville, Indiana, on May 17, 1930, to Blanche (Grock) and Thomas Fitzpatrick. She graduated from Deedsville High School in 1948. She moved to Kokomo in 1956. She was one of the original members of Indian Heights Grace Brethren Church in 1959, and attended there until she retired from Delco Electronics in 1984 and moved to Spring Hill, Florida. She returned to Kokomo in 2000 and attended Bible Baptist Church.
She enjoyed playing cards, especially Canasta, bowling and watching baseball and basketball. She was a big fan of IU basketball.
She married Donald Dillman on July 22, 1950. He preceded her in death May 30, 2013.
Surviving family include a daughter, Elizabeth Diane (John) Keith; a son, Jeffrey Ray (Pam) Dillman; and a daughter-in-law, Mary Dillman. One son, Jerry Dillman, preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2015. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Mandy (Glenn) Bradley, Valerie Dillman, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Dillman, Jackie Dillman (Derek Irick), and great-grandchildren, Kayla Bradley, Miley Bradley and Jackson Dillman.
Surviving siblings are: Marlene Kline, Kay (Norm) Fisher, and Roberta Roth. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.
Viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 W. Third St., Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at the funeral home, with Pastor Eric Alwine and Pastor Keith Treadway officiating. Burial will follow at Ever-Rest Memorial Park in Logansport, Indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at
Published on November 11, 2019


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Nov 12, 2019
I so loved caring for and spending time with Sue when she was in our community at Five Star (Northwoods). she had a great sense of humor and was always fun to talk to. She gave us many fond memories.