Longtime Black Diamond resident Janet Elaine Sill, 80, died Oct. 15, 2011.
She was born Oct. 3, 1931, in Independence, Kan., to Jay and Fay (Hiatt) Tabor. On March 21, 1952, she married Albert Sill in Chanute, Kan. She worked in and retired from the banking industry. She was a member of the Model A Ford Club of America and a lifetime member of the NRA. She loved puzzles, books and making hand-decorated Christmas cookies for family and friends.
She is survived by her husband Albert Sill of Black Diamond; children Nanette Holman of Black Diamond and Gale Sill and wife Cindy of Auburn, Calif.; sister DeeAnne Hill of Bend, Ore.; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date.
Remembrances may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation online at cff.org.
Services are directed by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All are invited to sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.
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