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Lillie Emma (Warner) Hinkel

August 17, 1928 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 93)


Lillie Hinkel age 93. Cherished mother of Sandra (John) Keszo, Kenneth (Wendy Eisner), Rebecca (Greg) Masters, Susan (Kevin) McCallum and the late Crystal Wilder. Proud grandma of Kimberly, Tracey, Natalie, Ruth, Jeffrey, Melissa, Emily, Tobey, Matthew, Kyle, Jared, Jaime and great grandma of McLean, Carter, Robert, Brittaney, Zachary, Hunter, Brooke, Ari, Madeline, Allison, Emerson and Abigail. Loving sister of Solomon Warner, Joseph (Janice) Warner, the late Katherine (Clarence) Diehl and Marie (David) Ruhlman. Also survived by many other loving family and friends.

Lillie was born to parents Joseph and Helen Warner, on August 17, 1928. At age 19, her family entered her into the Miss Michigan Pageant where she finished as one of the 5 finalists. Lillie and Robert raised their family on Grosse Ile and in Northville. Afterwards she continued her earlier career as an X-Ray Technician at St. Mary Hospital in Livonia and Northville State Hospital until her retirement at age 72. Her 5 children, 12 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren were the highlight of her long life.

A Memorial Mass at St. Aidan's Catholic Church in Livonia, Michigan is planned for family and friends

in early spring or when weather and COVID permit. Please revisit this site for updates.


Those wishing to make a charitable donation in Lillie's memory are asked to consider:

Residential Hospice Foundation

5440 Corporate Drive, Suite 400
Troy, MI 48098


Michigan Humane Society

30300 Telegraph Road
Suite 220
Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4507





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