Obituary: Diana Zeeff, 76, Ludington.

November 27, 2018

Diana Mae Zeeff,

Obituary: Diana Zeeff, 76, Ludington.

Diana Mae Zeeff, 76, of Ludington passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her home.  Diana was born on June 24, 1942 in Zeeland, the daughter of Elmer and Irene (Raab) Smith. She graduated from Hopkins High School with the class of 1960.  On July 9, 1960 she married Ronald Zeeff and they have celebrated 58 years together.

Diana loved being outdoors taking walks, bike riding, running 5k races, and working in her gardens but her greatest joy was found in the company of her family, whom she loved to photograph to help keep them close at all times.

Diana will be greatly missed by her husband Ronald, her daughter Mandy Hildenbrand and husband Larry of Burnips; her son Scotty Zeeff and wife Shari of Saugatuck; her granddaughters Lindsey Siegersma and husband Michael of Grandville, Kristen Kelting and husband Kyle of Dorr, Emily Geurink and husband David of Hamilton; her great-grandchildren August Siegersma and Aubree Geurink; and her sister Janet Shimer of Ludington.  Diana was preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Irene Smith; her in-laws Clarence and Johanna Zeeff; and her brother-in-law Kenneth Zeeff.

A Celebration of Diana’s life will held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ludington with Pastor Ryan White officiating.  Burial will take place at Burnips Cemetery at a later date.  Friends may meet with her family for a time of visitation on Tuesday from noon until time of services at the church.  Those who wish to make a donation in memory of Diana are asked to consider the American Heart Association.

Please visit Diana’s memory page at to leave a tribute of Diana for her family or to light a candle in her memory.

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