Diane Marie (Marx) LaRock

September 23, 1941 ~ December 2, 2020 (age 79)


Of Jackson, MI passed away at the Michigan Medicine Hospital on December 2, 2020 from battling many health issues at the age of 79 years old. She is survived by her children: Aimee DeKlein and Dennis LaRock; grandchildren, Anthony, Brett, Elizabeth, and Chelsey LaRock, Alex and Savannah Leigh; and her great-grandchildren, Adalynn, Julian, and Logan LaRock whom she loved very much; and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a sister, Shirley (Jack) Rowden; and friend, Leland Rudd. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest G. LaRock of 48 years of marriage and her parents, Cornell and Alta (Lytle) Marx; oldest sister, Joyce Lowery; and her brother, Richard Marx. Diane worked at Consumers Power Company for 27 years as a payroll clerk. Diane loved cooking, baking, watching her favorite game shows and movies on TV. When she was much younger, she and Ernie would go camping with their friends and family. She also loved to travel to the Bahamas, Hawaii, Las Vegas, and other places. She loved angels, gardening outside, playing cards, gambling, and seeing her family and friends. Both Diane and Ernie lived in Mesa, AZ for 11 winter years at Orangewood Shadows RV Resort and they made many great friends there. According to her wishes, Mrs. LaRock has been cremated. The family may have a very small gathering at a later date. Contributions can be sent to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association in Diane and Ernie LaRock’s name.


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The Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

American Diabetes Association
20700 Civic Center Drive #100, Southfield MI 48076
Tel: 1-248-433-3830

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