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Neil D. Dille

Neil D. Dille

Dec. 3, 1948 - Jun. 27, 2024

Date of Service: Jul. 15, 2024

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BURLEY – Neil D. Dille, a 75-year-old resident of Burley, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2024, at his home in Burley.

Neil was born in Wendell, Idaho, December 3, 1948, to Lewis and Edith Dille. He lived in Jerome for two-and-a-half years then moved to Burley in 1952. He attended grade schools in the southwest part of Burley and also Miller school. He graduated from Burley High in 1967. He attended Ricks College where he met his future wife, Brenda Bateman.

He then served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California, serving with the Lamanites in Los Angeles. Returning home, he married Brenda on January 8, 1971, in the Idaho Falls Temple. He worked at Ore-Ida Foods until fall when he went to the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City. While in Salt Lake, besides attending school, he worked at various jobs including the printing department for the Church. He moved back to Burley in 1973, working various jobs until he started his own roofing business, selling and applying roofing products for Texas Refinery Corporation.

Neil held many callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The one he enjoyed most was meetinghouse librarian. He enjoyed helping people. In later years his health would not let him do a lot.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda; and his five children, Angela (Gordon) Lynes of Kaysville, Utah, Christina (Troy) Faddis of Loa, Utah, MeriLee Slack of Grand Junction, Colorado, David Dille of Redmond, Washington, and Eric (Barbara) Dille of Pleasantview, Utah. He is also survived by his two brothers, Larry (Sandi) Dille of Tremonton, Utah, and Ron (Karen) Dille of Riverdale, Utah; and sister, LuRene Dille of Burley.

The funeral will be held at 12 Noon, Monday, July 15, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Burley 4th Ward, located 515 E. 16th St., in Burley, with Bishop Tyler Roe officiating. Family and friends will be received at the church from 10 until 11:45 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at Gem Memorial Gardens in Burley.

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From Lynn and Carla Heward:
Please know that we care and have you in our prayers. We enjoyed our association with Neal.
From Melissa (Dille) Sandoval:
Uncle Neil always had a new joke share when we met. They are some of the few I remember. He left his mark on my heart for sure. Love to your family Uncle Neil
From Larry Dille:
I loved Neil. He had a brilliant memory so our conversations were always full of information about family and friends and relationships. He will be missed. I am so grateful for the knowledge that I will see my brother again.
From Gay Dawn and Lonnie Downs:
Neil was a faithful BHS class of ‘67 member. So friendly and always remembered everyone! He will be missed by many. Our love and prayers to Brenda and family.
From Ruth Adams Barrett:
My love and sympathy to the Dille family.
From Ron Dille:
I will miss Neil. He was always a great big brother with a heart of gold. He always had a joke to tell and a memory that was incredible. He was definitely the guy to hang out with at our family reunions with aunts, uncles and cousins.
From Bob and Eileen Ramsey :
We were sorry to hear about Neil's passing. We love you, Eileen and Bob Ramsey
From Heather (Dille) Oliveira:
Uncle Neil will be missed. Hugs to you Aunt Brenda and to all my cousins.
From Jon Lambert:
Neil would drive his younger brother Ron and me around the streets of Burley swerving all over to ‘miss’ the ants. He was always fun to be around and kind to me. Sorry for your loss.
From Annie Larsen:
Mrs. Dilley, I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my prayers, he will be greatly missed.
From Sheila B. Adams:
Many thanks for all the times Neil came to the rescue when I was at Century 21. Always so calm and kind. My condolences to the family. Peace to your hearts

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