Therese Dimet

LANSING – Therese Dimet, 86, passed away peacefully in her Lansing home, June 18, 2013. She was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Hubbell, the daughter of Eldred Henry and LaNelda (King) DuLong.

After completing eighth grade, she worked as a surgical nurse’s aide in Hancock. Therese married in 1950 and moved to Lansing in 1955, where she was a stay at home mom. She and her husband loved square dancing with the Whirlaway Square Dance Club and were active with the French Canadian Genealogy Club and the Mid-Michigan Genealogy Society. Therese attained her High School Diploma in 1986 from Waverly Sr. High saying she wanted to be a good example for her grandchildren. She loved working in her garden, watching the birds and sitting under the big tree in their back yard with friends and neighbors.

Therese was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Weldon DuLong, Sonny DuLong, Marvin DuLong, Bud DuLong, sister, Eileen Andrews, niece, Diane (Ron) Fisher and beloved husband of 58 years, Jean Francis Dimet. She is survived by sons; Duane (Marti) Dimet, Dale Dimet, daughter, Darlene (Rex) Holberg, grandchildren; Daniel (Courtney) Holberg, Ryan (Diana) Holberg, Andrea Dimet, Aaron Dimet, Jon (Samantha) Dimet, Linda Dimet, Karen (Nathan) Crouse, Emily Dimet, Kelly Dimet. Great grandchildren; Taylor, Luke, Kyle, Ryleigh and Samuel Holberg, Elayana Dimet, Jaxson and Tyson Crouse, Dartanian and Isaiah Hansen, siblings; Gloria Karvonen and Norman DuLong, niece, Cheri (Henry) Campbell, nephew Michael (Jill) Dimet and many other nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Monday, June 24, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Vigil Service at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 West Saginaw St. Lansing, and one hour prior to the service at church on Tuesday. The Funeral Liturgy is 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at St. Gerard Church, 4437 W Willow Hwy, Lansing with Father Pieter Van Rooyen officiating. Rite of Committal is at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Therese. For messages of condolence to the family, please visit her online guestbook at