Lillian M Tekip

May 3, 1936February 2, 2013

Lillian Marie Tekip went to be with her Lord February 2, 2013. She was born May 3, 1936 in Chicago, IL to Michael and Hazel Diduch.

Lillian was strong brave woman who in her younger years wanted to be in the military. Unfortunately she never made it but ended up a beautician, then an employee of Wal-mart for 16 years.

After she retired, Lillian became very fond of occupying her time with paint-by-numbers or doing ceramics. As much fun as these activities were, her favorite past time was working in her yard.

Lillian had a small home outside of city limits that sat on an acre of land. She may not have been a gardener with lots of colored flowers, but her yard always looked good. "God's little acre" as she would call it, was no small task to handle but she loved to mow and weed-eat her yard. She did all the yard work, most the time alone, well into her 70's.

She is survived by her sons, Terrence and Timothy; brother Michael; adopted Texas children Georgette and Larry, and her beagle.

A memorial service will be held at a date not yet determined.


  • Memorial Service Monday, February 11, 2013

Lillian M Tekip

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February 9, 2013

What a ride we shared! Together we thought we could conquer the world, and in most cases we did. With you in my heart, I feel your strength and have no fear, that I can still pursue life's challenges, and win! Love You......Larry Avila (Venus, Tx)

Sandy Johnson

February 9, 2013

Larry,Georgie and of course Buddy....My prayers are with you all and you will always be close to my heart my dear friends....

Tod Schmalzried

February 8, 2013

with all my love to your family sorry for ur geat lose now she is home with our father

Georgie Avila

February 4, 2013

Although you did not give me birth I just want you to know we have shared alot:tears worries and most of all laughter. I love you and I always will. You were my Mama. I miss you every moment. Rest in peace Mama we Love you.