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

Tribute & Message From The Family

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.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Mike, So very sorry to hear of the loss of your wife. We think of you often. Time passes so fast. Take care and know our thoughts and prayers are with you. Larry and Teresa

Posted by Teresa Clementz - Saint Paul, MO - Friend   November 03, 2019

Mike, we are so sorry to learn of Jan's passing we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Sandy Segneri - Sterling, IL - Friend   November 02, 2019

I am so very sorry for your loss. I just heard this morning. Had I know earlier I would of came to pay my respects. It was truly a joy to have known Jan. She was a wonderful woman. Again, so sorry for your loss.

Posted by Aubrie Sutton - Rock Falls, IL - Friend   November 02, 2019

We are sad to hear of Jan's passing, she is such a lovely person. Our heartfelt sympathy to cousin Mike and family.

Posted by Ruben and Karen Celestino - Sterling, IL - Family Friend   November 01, 2019

Jan was a very special lady who always had a kind word, and was loved by everyone that had the privilege of knowing her. She will be greatly missed. Please know that all of you are being kept in our hearts and our prayers. Our most heartfelt sympathies for all of you.

Posted by Bridgette Williams - Family Friend   November 01, 2019

I am so saddens to hear this news. I wish I could be there but my husband is in the hospital from surgery still. I ask so glad I had a chat with her on the phone just a week or so!! Jan will be deeply missed!! Many prayers to all!!

Posted by Barb Kobbeman - Sterling, IL - Friend   November 01, 2019

Jan was such a kind hearted lady, a smile and a nice word for everyone. We are honored to have known her.
Our Hearts Go Out to Mike, Gina And Jennifer.
Rest in Peace, Jan.

Posted by Mary Martin - Il - Neighbor   November 01, 2019

Both my wife and I want to extend our sympathies and prayers for Mike and his family at his wife's passing. We pray that God will comfort and support them in coping with their loss and in the days forward

Posted by Edward Mulvaney - Rock Falls, IL - Friend   November 01, 2019

I am so sorry Mike. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Posted by Carroll McDonnell (Rolen) - Thayer, MO - Classmate   November 01, 2019

Such a beautiful lady.

Posted by Dallace Kern - Rock Falls, IL - Friend   October 31, 2019

Mike and Family.... so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know I keep you in my prayers. Jan was always great to see and talk to when I visited Rock Falls.

Posted by Ruth Petrashek - Moline, IL - Friend   October 31, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Yesterday was a very bad day my cousin died also. Hugs and prayers to to the family.

Posted by Gary Sharon Scuffham - ROCK FALLS, IL - Family Friend   October 31, 2019

My deepest sympathy, I'm very saddened to hear of your loss. I enjoyed chatting with her at MGS thru the years with my 3 children that went thru there many years back.
Gone to soon

Posted by Kim Johnson Reinhardt - Rock Falls, IL - Friend   October 31, 2019

So sorry to hear about Jan. I wish I had been able to know her better but enjoyed the times we were around each other. I am thinking of you, cousin, Mike and your family. I wish I was able to be at the services but please know I will be there in thought for all of you. Know she has found peace!

Posted by Kathryn Murray - Menifee, CA - Family   October 31, 2019