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Diane Jacobs Cutler

April 11, 1951 — July 14, 2023

Layton, UT

Diane Jacobs Hill Cutler passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loved ones, on July 14th, 2023, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born at the old Dee hospital in Ogden Utah on April 11, 1951, to Doris Johnson and Donald Stringham Jacobs. She was the oldest of four daughters, and loved her sisters and the special relationship they shared.

While growing up, she lived in many different places throughout the world including; Okinawa Japan, Germany, and Utah. She was grateful for this opportunity and for the many friends she made. She graduated from Davis High School in 1969.

Diane married Jay Kenneth Hill on December 6, 1968. They had 5 children (Bret, Brandon, Jeremy, Chantelle, and Aaron). They were later divorced.

She married Barton Lee Cutler on December 11, 1979 in Layton. They were sealed in the Ogden Temple on October 29, 1982. Bart later adopted her children and was a loving husband and father. He passed away on August 10th, 2011.

She became a registered nurse in 1982 and worked at Davis North Hospital as a labor and delivery nurse. She loved her job and enjoyed teaching childbirth classes to prospective parents.

Diane loved to cross-stitch and created many beautiful works of art. She shared these treasures with her family and friends. She enjoyed old movies and loved to watch them with her children and grandchildren. She had an amazing ability to recall information about the actors and knew a lot of random trivia about these movies. She enjoyed creating and painting crafts. She also loved reading, and was well read in many areas. She enjoyed cutting hair, and while never professionally trained, she was very talented, and served family and friends with this gift. She enjoyed crocheting and took every opportunity she had to teach others this skill.

Diane enjoyed the many trips she and Bart took in their motorhome and loved visiting new places across the country. She supported Bart in his “Mountain Man” hobby. She learned to cook with a dutch oven and helped to create authentic period clothing to keep her family well dressed on their many rendezvous.

She loved her association with children in her neighborhood and enjoyed teaching them many things. She had a positive impact on many of their lives.

She was resilient and learned to live with chronic back pain, and was an example to all by making the most of this challenge.

Diane was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities. She had a strong testimony and shared it in word and deed.

Diane is survived by her children; Bret (Teresa) Cutler, Chantelle (Bretton) Cox, Aaron (Emilee Cutler), daughter-in-law Karen (Troy) Rasmussen, step-children; Barton, Jenny, and Brandt Cutler, 16 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren, with 2 more on the way. She is also survived by her sisters Dawna (Dave) Burton, Susan (Grant) Williams, and Nancy (Gregg) Marigoni, brothers and sisters-in-law; Daniel and Sylvia Cutler, LuJean Hill Earnshaw, Kent Oborn brother in-law, special friends Hans and Liesel, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bart her former husband Jay, her parents and parents-in-law; Harmon and Lillian Cutler and Kenneth and Valerie Hill, sons Brandon and Jeremy, as well as brothers and sisters in-law; Vernon Hill, Dean Earnshaw, Ruel and Norene Hill, Diane Cutler Oborn, Sylvia Cutler Teeples, and Gary and Beverly Hansen.

Diane’s family would like to thank Amy and Canyon Home Care and Hospice for their loving care and service to mom.

Services will be held Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at 1480 W Philips St in Kaysville, Utah. A visitation will be held the same day beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the same location.

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