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Deanna Sue Sinn

December 20, 1996 — April 25, 2021

Deanna Sue Sinn, 24, of Piper City, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 25, 2021 after suffering from a form of Multiple Sclerosis. She was born on December 20, 1996 in Watseka, the daughter of Nick and Teresa (Sinn) Bilotto.

She is survived by her parents, Teresa and Nick Bilotto of Piper City; her fiancé, Ben Thompson of Piper City; siblings, Cassie (Ryan) Pasbrig of Madison, WI, Nicole Bilotto (Nick McCue) of Indianapolis, IN and Abbie Bilotto of Piper City; paternal grandparents, Ron and Sue Leach of Lowell, IN and Judith Kazen of Piper City; paternal great-grandfather, Robert Leach of Crown Point, IN; an uncle, Robert Sinn (Shelly Ozburne) of Gilman; a niece, Callie Pasbrig of Madison, WI; and many cousins, aunts, uncles and special friends.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Bobby and Carol Sinn; maternal great-grandparents, Robert and Gladys Sinn and Annabel and Ford Hatton; and a paternal grandfather, Bob "Slick" Kazen.

Deanna was a 2015 graduate of Tri-Point High School. During school, she participated in Softball and attended Mission Trips with Lutheran Youth Groups. She loved to sing, and graced everyone with her beautiful voice. She also enjoyed making crafts, shopping, sunflowers, llamas and being a girl. Most importantly, Deanna loved spending time with her family and friends. She loved loving people, and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 4-8:00 p.m. at Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman. The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gilman, with additional visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at Gilman Cemetery. Memorial may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or to the donor's choice.
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Thursday, April 29, 2021

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home

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