Janice E. Sielschott, 76 of Litchfield, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro. He was born on May 5, 1941, in Toledo. She was a daughter of Lloyd Harlan and Alma Jane (Olmstead) Roberts.
She was a graduate of Litchfield Community High School, class of 1959. Janice married William Earl Sielschott on April 21, 1962, at the First Baptist Church in Litchfield. Mrs. Sielschott was employed by Dr. Rudolph Sommer for 35 years. She was a medical office assistant and responsible for various duties assisting Dr. Sommer.
Mrs. Sielschott was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Litchfield. She was a member of the church choir, taught Sunday school for several years in the primary department and nursery attendant. Janice enjoyed cooking and did so for the volunteer construction crews during various construction phases of the First Baptist Church building projects.
She also enjoyed reading and doing cross-stitching, playing the piano and singing. Janice and her husband William enjoyed spending winter months in South Padre Island, TX and Tucson, AZ.
In addition to her husband William, Mrs. Sielschott is survived by a son, William L. (Gina) Sielschott of Litchfield; daughter, Nell (Michael) Pingleton of Champaign; sister, Peggy Aikman of Litchfield; six grandchildren, James and Michael Reimer, Alexis Sielschott, Ember (Jeff) Cranstoun, Ann and Rivera and Molly Pingleton; and two great grandsons, Phillip and Clayton Cranstoun.
Mrs. Sielschott is preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services for Mrs. Sielschott will be conducted Tuesday, November 14 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Litchfield. The Rev. Jason Plumer will officiate and burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Friends may call Monday evening from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.
The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church of Litchfield or Coats for Kids.
Plummer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.