George Edward Diller, age 79, of Atlanta, Mich., (formerly of North Branch) passed away on May 8, 2011. He was born June 20, 1931 in Tuscola County to Melvin Diller and Ethel (Lennox) Diller. He married Eleanor Mae Eberle on November 20, 1954.
He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War.
George E. Diller was a carpenter and had his own family business with his sons. He also had worked at General Motors and farmed in the North Branch area for many years before retiring to Atlanta, Mich.
George enjoyed watching old western movies, deer hunting, collecting guns and especially spending time with his family.
He was survived by his wife of 56 years, Eleanor Diller of Atlanta; five sons, Erwin Diller of Atlanta, Edward Diller of North Branch, Earl (Debbie) Diller of North Branch, Erin (Dawn) Diller of Brown City, Walter (Tracey) Diller of Silverwood, and one daughter, Ethel (Kent Sayers) Norris of Caro; 30 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. He was also survived by two sisters; Louise Pasternak of North Branch and Lula (Clare) Patrick of North Branch; brother and sister-inlaw Clifford and Virginia Eberle of Pontiac, sister-in-laws Gloria Eberle of Waterford and Evelyn Eberle of Largo, Florida; many nieces and nephews; special niece Judy Pasternak and special friends John and Rose Hudson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Melvin Diller, sister and brother-in-law Sally and Harry Passingham; sister and brother-in-law Dot and Henry Cross and brother-in-laws; Fred Pasternak, Al Eberle and Dan Eberle.
Eleanor Mae Eberle Diller
1926–2020 (m. 1954)
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