Diny moved to the USA in 1956, raising her two children, Eddy and Ineke, in Havertown, Pennsylvania. She has since retired to Vero Beach, Florida. Eddy and Jeannie, reside in Westchester, Pennsylvania with their children Derrick and Lauren. Ineke is an international pilot for U.P.S. as is husband, Bob. They split their residence between two homesteads in Boise, Idaho and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with dog Kirby.Hoogendoorn, Diny is the author of 'Why?' with ISBN 9781414102702 and ISBN 1414102704.