Janice Kay Seidel

  • Born: January 19, 1949
  • Died: October 30, 2019
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

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Janice Kay Seidel, age 70 of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

Janice was born on January 19, 1949 in La Salle, the daughter of Sam and Catherine (Pricco) Pagoria. She graduated from Hall High School in Spring Valley in 1967 and then graduated from Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby in 1969. Jan married Michael R. Seidel on May 23, 1970 in Spring Valley. She worked for Montmorency School in Rock Falls for 34 years, retiring in 2014. Jan was a Charter member of the Rock Falls/ Sterling Community Service Club since April of 1972. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling and a member of the Alter and Rosary Society.

Survivors include her husband, Michael; her two daughters, Gina Kay Lanning of Warsaw, IL and Jennifer Rae Burns of Rock Falls, IL; five grandchildren, Aaron Michael Lanning, Garrett Wayne Lanning, Peyton Grace Burns, Mayson Rose Burns and Max Brayden Burns; and one brother, Samuel (Cheryl) Pagoria of Spring Valley, IL; and her beloved dog, Charlie.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00-10:15 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, 1002 12th Avenue. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling with the Reverend James R. Keenan, Celebrant officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial is established in her memory.