Diane Lee Blick

February 28, 1942November 20, 2018

BLICK, Diane Lee died Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at home. Memorial services will be Friday, December 7, 2018 starting at 1:00 pm at YMCA Camp Copneconic in the top level of the 25,000 sf, 2 level dining hall in the woods with paved parking off Fenton Road between Thompson and Baldwin Roads with Rev. Max Hayden officiating. A heavy appetizer menu with soda, coffee and water will be available after the memorial service. Cremation will have already taken place. ln lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Flint YMCA Camp Copneconic, 10407 Fenton Rd., Fenton, Mi. 48430; Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, 101 Burton, Flint, Mi.48503; Touch of the Earth Garden Club, C/O Sue Hendrix,644 Perry Rd, Grand Blanc, Mi. 48439 or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America,322 Eight Ave, 7th fl, N,Y., N.Y. 12001, in her honor. Diane was born in Detroit, daughter to Mildred J. Butkau Polen who preceded her in death in 1997. Father, Donald Butkau who preceded her in death in 1945. Step father, George Polen who preceded her in death in1985. Married Robert M. Blick in 1964. Moved to Grand Blanc in 1974. Diane was a practicing Nurse in Detroit and Grand Blanc and then became the Administrator of Clara Barton Nursing Home of Flint for 17 years until retirement in 1990. Joined her husband at their Polen Mortgage & Realty Co. of Grand Blanc in 1991. Active in the Grand Blanc and Genesee Communities as Past President of Genesee County Habitat for Humanity for several years plus Board member and with families working through their homeownership classes, setting a budget and sweat equity hours of building a home for others plus their own home. Volunteer at YMCA Camp Copneconic. Member of the Touch of the Earth Garden Club. Volunteer in the Flint Cultural Center. Surviving are: husband Robert M. Blick, daughter Lisa A. Carl, grandson Tyler Carl. Son, Richard Carl preceded her in death in 2005; step sister Virginia Frurip, step brother Dick Polen each preceded her in death. Uncle Gary Lee and wife Ann in Warren. Many cousins and friends and her special lap companion Dash. Arrangements by the Hill Funeral Home, 11723 S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc, MI. Condolences may be left on-line at


  • Memorial Visitation Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, December 7, 2018

Diane Lee Blick

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