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Diane T. Modisett

October 2, 1929 — December 6, 2023

Diane T. Modisett, 94, Windfall passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at Hooverwood Center in Indianapolis. She was born on October 2, 1929, in Lafayette to Harry V. & Mary Louise (Truman) Tutewiler. On September 2, 1949 she married James R. Modisett. The couple enjoyed 68 years of marriage and raising a family together before James passing on November 21, 2017.

Diane grew up in Logansport, Indiana and graduated from Logansport High School. After high school she attended Purdue University for two years. She loved being a homemaker and mother and cherished the time she got to spend watching her kids grow up. Diane also worked for the Tipton County Auditor for a period of time. She was very talented painter and artist and dearly loved that she passed those traits to her grandchildren. Diane was a member of Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority and the Windfall Christian Church.

She is survived by her two children, Greg Modisett and wife Judy of Windfall, Jeff Modisett and wife Jennifer of Manhattan Beach, California; grandchildren, Erik J. Modisett and wife Sarah, Elisha L. (Modisett) Kemp, M. Hunter Modisett and wife Alexandra, and Haden Modisett. Great grandchildren include Olivia Modisett, Alex Kemp, and Andrew Kemp. Diane was preceded in death by her mother, father, husband, and grand-son-in-law, Reed Kemp (husband of Elisha Kemp).

Funeral services will be on Saturday, December 9, at 12:00 noon at Windfall Christian Church with Steve Legg officiating. Burial will occur at 3:00 p.m. in Deer Creek Hopewell Cemetery, Deer Creek, Indiana. Visitation will be on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service. Online condolences may be made on her obituary page at

Memorial donations may be made to the Tipton County Art Guild c/o Cathy Ferguson, 309 Douglas Street,  Tipton, Indiana 46072 or the Windfall Christian Church P.O. Box 126 Windfall, Indiana 46076.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Modisett family.

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