Janice Louise Seiler, age 63, formerly of Mendon and Colon, died Friday, March 27, 2009, in Bennington, Vt.
Janice Louise Baker was born on Oct. 5, 1945, in Three Rivers, the daughter of Ernest “Bud” and Ann (Schmitt) Baker, and was a 1964 graduate of Mendon High School.
Her passion in life was her four grandsons, Joshua and Connor Bruder and Gavin and Benjamin Mills. Together, Gram and her boys especially loved their time spent on the Lake Michigan and Jersey Shores. Her flowers in her yard were her pride and joy. Jan was active in her church and her Catholic faith.
She is survived by her daughters Jennifer Lynn Bruder (Craig) and grandsons Joshua and Connor of Shaftsbury Vt., and Gwendolyn Kay Mills (Christian) and grandsons Gavin and Benjamin of Hillsborough NJ. She is also survived by her mother, Anne Baker, of Chelsea Mich.; twin sister Joy (Paul) Prey of Plymouth Mich.; sister, Teresa Baker of Mt Pleasant, Mich.; brother, Joseph Baker of Mendon, Mich.; sister, Sandra (David) Millar of Dexter Mich.; brother, Timothy (Christine) Baker of Constantine Mich.; and sister, Norma Ferguson of Deerfield Beach Fla.; seven nieces, five nephews, one great-niece, and seven great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Baker and infant brother, Thomas Baker.
A visitation for family and friends to call will be held at Eickhoff Funeral Home, 311 West Main St, Mendon on Wednesday, April 1, beginning with a Rosary at 5 p.m. and visitation from 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Edward Catholic Church, 332 West State St, Mendon, at 11 a.m. Thursday with Rev. Father James VinhLe officiating. Interment will be at St. Edward Cemetery in Mendon.
Memorials can be made on Jan’s behalf to the Cancer Center at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. svhealthcare.org/services/cancer-center.
Online register is available at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com.