Jane Ellen Seyler-Mills

Jane Ellen Seyler-Mills, of St. Johns, went to be with our Lord Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the age of 79. Born on November 14, 1940 the daughter of John W. Beedy and Medora E. McManus, she has worked as a commissioned artist/painter, property manager, exterminator but retired from Kroger in St. Johns after working there many years.

Jane loved her family, was known for her gourmet cooking, baking, sense of humor, love of dogs and being in nature. In the most resent years she found peace listening to Joyce Meyers and Joseph Prince.

Keeping her memory alive are her loving husband Ben Mills, sisters; Susie Giller, Mary Jo Kincaid children; Tim (Debbie) Horan, Kelly Jo Horan, Rhonda (Scott) Pease, Kirk (Jackie) Mills, Allen (Celina) Mills, Amy (Joe) Ellis, 15 grandchildren 11 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, father in-law and brother Jon.

A memorial celebration of her life will be determined at a later date.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.


Sally J. Ralph

Sally J. Ralph died Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at the age of 77. She was born September 25, 1942 in Alma, MI the daughter of Howard and Hazel (Green) Watkins. On February 16, 1985 she married Joseph F. Ralph Jr. and he preceded her in death in 2009. Sally worked for Sparrow Clinton Hospital for over 30 years as a ward secretary.

Surviving are two daughters, Julie Watkins (Greg Bloomfield) of Laingsburg and Jeanne (Steve) Blankenship of Temperance, MI; one son Joseph V. Ralph of Grand Rapids; six grandchildren, Rich (Katie) Gregory and Emberly (Skylar) Drews, Gabriel Ralph, Andrea (Steve) Proper, Mark (Amanda) Blankenship, Erica Blankenship; seven great grandchildren, Allyana, Mia Grace and Larson Drews, Millee and Dylan Gregory, Austin and Adelynn Proper and one sister, Sharon Morgan. She was predeceased by two sisters, Nancy and Hazel and three brothers, Jim, Bill and Howard.

Following Sally’s wishes cremation has taken place and the family will have a Celebration of Life Service at Knob Hill Tavern at a later date once restrictions on gathering size have been increased. The family was assisted with these arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns.