Dianne Grace Seibold
February 23, 1929 – February 22, 2018
Dianne Grace Seibold joined her Savior on Thursday, February 22nd of the year 2018 at age 88. A long-time resident of Okemos, Michigan, Dianne died peacefully in her sleep at home. Dianne was preceded in death by her parents Angus Helgeson and Florence Helgeson (Hollister) and siblings Jean Watts (Helgeson) and Dick Helgeson. Dianne is survived by her loving husband, Jack Seibold, children, Bill and Laura Caudill (Seibold) of Muncie, Indiana, Greg and Jill Forman (Seibold) of Allen, Texas, and Lee and Carol Lantz (Seibold) of Lansing, Michigan; grandchildren, Jeremy and Caitlin Lantz, Justin and Sharee Forman, Joshua and Michelle Cools (Lantz), Tyler and Jill Forman, Jason and Amanda Lantz, Ritchie and Sarah Caudill, Micah and Courtney Hedges (Forman), Aaron and Heather Johnson (Lantz), Karin Caudill, Brent and Abigail Voorhees (Forman), Stephan and Jennifer Lantz, and Jonathan Lantz; 21 great-grandchildren, and siblings Donna Helgeson (Montgomery) and Richard and Judy Sawdey (Helgeson).
Dianne was born on February 23, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She graduated from Baldwin High School in Birmingham, Michigan, before receiving her bachelor's degree in education and master's degree in home economics at Michigan State University. Dianne married the love of her life, Jack Seibold, on July 28, 1950, at St. Paul's Cathedral in Detroit, Michigan. She worked as a florist but spent most of her years teaching home economics at Mason High School.
Dianne had a passion for swimming. Through it, she met her spouse and developed a community of dear friends. A loyal Spartan alumnus, Dianne would often be seen passionately cheering for green and white at numerous sporting events. Dianne was also an avid traveler and treasured the family vacations to their summer condominium in Fort Pierce, Florida. In addition to the sandy beaches, Dianne also enjoyed time at the fishing cabin in the Canadian wilderness of Ontario, as well as visiting Hawaii, the Colorado Rockies, and numerous national parks.
Dianne would have described her greatest accomplishment as successfully raising her family. She delighted in building treasured memories with each of her children and grandchildren. Dianne enjoyed working with her husband on decorating and gardening projects. Together they created a warm and welcoming home, alive with joy and laughter. As a faithful believer in God, during her active years Dianne served her church and community in many ways, including teaching children's Sunday school and vacation Bible School. Dianne’s fun-spirited nature and servant's heart will be cherished and missed. Her family and friends find peace in the truth that she is with her God and Savior.
The funeral will take place Monday February 26, 2018 at Williamston Free Methodist Church, 4400 N. Williamston Road, at 10:30 a.m. The family will accept friends Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Williamston Chapel, 205 E. Middle St., and again one hour prior to the service at the church. Pastor Doug Bradshaw will be officiating.
Memorial donations may be given to Back2Back Ministries, P.O. Box 70 Mason, Ohio 45040 with a designation for Lantz Missionaries (www.LantzFamily.org).
- Visitation Sunday, February 25, 2018
- Visitation Monday, February 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, February 26, 2018
Dianne Grace Seibold
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February 27, 2018
Dear Family and Friends of Dianne Grace Seibold:
Thank you for the privilege and honor of being part of her life and care. She touched our lives in a very special way and brought a smile to our faces with each encounter we had with her.
Dianne will be missed and fondly remembered.
Blessings to you,
Vanessa Morrison- Grace Hospice Administrator
February 26, 2018
Thank you for allowing us to be part of Diane's life and care for her.
We are so sorry for your loss.
Ashly Buckingham RN Clinical Manager, Grace Hospice Lansing
February 24, 2018
Our sincere condolences to the family.
Fred & Caroletta Brewer
February 23, 2018
May she Rest In Peace. Deepest sympathy for the entire family.
Mike & Sara McLellen
February 23, 2018
God's Peace be with Jack and the entire family, now and always.