Michelle Seif


Michelle D. Seif, age 58, of Williamsville, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at her home.

She was born June 21, 1962 in Lima, Ohio the daughter of Lowell and Thelma Sue Nelson.

Michelle is survived by her three children; Josiah (JoDee and her two girls, Kayla and Maddie), Cailan and Ethan Seif; her mother, Sue Nelson; three sisters, Robin Jones, Joan Castrillo and Lori Fowler; one brother, Phillip Nelson; two grandchildren, Mya Randle and Cameron Seif; as well as several nieces, nephews and an extremely special group of friends that have always been her family.

She is preceded in death by her father, Lowell Nelson and her grandmother, Eva Martin.

Michelle was a comfort and instant friend to everyone she met. From her healing hands, to a heart that could love anyone and find the good in all, she always radiated light, love and never ending faith in her heavenly Father.

She loved to sing, pray and help others whenever she was able. But her greatest joy in life, were her children and grandchildren.

“Offerings Therapeutic & Sports Massage” was not only Michelle’s business, it was also her ministry.

She was a longtime member of the Williamsville United Methodist Church.

Visitation for Michelle will be held on Monday, July 13, 2020 from 4-7 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL. Services will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10 AM at the Williamsville United Methodist Church.

Pastor Shane Sims will be officiating.

Due to the recent COVID situation, the Illinois Department of Public Health has required that the visitation and funeral service be limited to 50 or less people in the facilities at a time. Masks are also required.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Williamsville United Methodist Church.

A private family graveside service will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery near Williamsville. Anyone not attending the graveside is welcome to return to Michelle’s home in Williamsville for lunch.

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