Diantha Rae Pickering

January 16, 2016

Diantha Rae Pickering 97, of Frankfort, died on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Center.  She was born on April 26, 1918 in Danville, IL to Carl M. & Edna B. (Holst) Erwine. Her marriage was to Albert Dale Pickering on March 18, 1941 and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1992.  Diantha worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for Stevens Advertising Company in Indianapolis, Etna Casualty and Assurity Company in Chicago and J.V. Goar Real Estate Office in Frankfort. She was a 1935 Graduate of Frankfort High School and a member of the former First Methodist Church, Delta Sigma Kappa, American Legion Auxiliary, Women of the Moose and Eagles Auxiliary. Her passion was ballroom dancing.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home with the visitation beginning at 12:30 prior to the service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.

Survived by:

1 Daughter: Carla D. Pohl of San Luis Obispo, CA, 4 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

a daughter, Dalayne A. Birge in 1999 and a granddaughter, Tahna Orr in 2010.


Leave your Condolences

3 Condolences for “Diantha Rae Pickering”

  1. Marcia Dickerson January 19, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear of Diantha’s passing. I had not seen her in some time, but enjoyed being her hairdresser for many years. She was a joy and an energetic lady. I loved hearing about her family and her dancing. My sympathy to you, her family.

  2. Karen& Dennis Almeida January 20, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    We love you
    Diantha, you will be missed. Rest easy

  3. W.T. Holst January 21, 2016 at 9:04 am

    To: Carla, Stacey and Brandon. Our most sincere condolences to you on your loss of your Mother, Grandmother and Great Grand Mother, Diantha Rae Pickering. We have made a donation to the Clinton County Cancer Fund in Diantha’s name. We are a strong family, yours and mine. Always remember Diantha in your memories and prayers, please. She is at rest and with the family on a higher plain than we live in. Peace, Faith, Love and Courage, Always from us to all of you. With prayers, Deb, Wayne and Jeremy Holst

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