Janice Seime Schei


Janice Seime Schei Janice Seime Schei age 81 of Golden Valley, formerly of Redwood Falls, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Golden Valley Rehab and Care Center.  Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 28 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls.  Viewing will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church.  Burial is in the Redwood Falls Cemetery.  Memorials are preferred to Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance in lieu of flowers.  Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Janice Shirley Young was born September 23, 1935 in Courtland, Minnesota to Shorty and Rose (Sperl) Young.  She graduated from Redwood Falls High School in 1954 and attended Mankato State University for teaching.  Janice married Dale Seime and they were blessed with two sons, Kevin and Dale. On September 4, 1971 Janice married Rick Schei and they were blessed with their daughter, Amy.  Janice worked for 30 years as office manager at Scott-Preusse until her retirement.  She enjoyed writing and wrote many short stories in her younger years.  Janice loved going for walks, bowling, and playing Bridge.  She was the happiest of grandmothers when her granddaughter, Abigail, and grandson, Austin, were born.

Janice is survived by her children: Kevin Seime (Lisa Larson) of Duluth, Dale Seime (fiancée Robyn Janke) of Minneapolis, and Amy (Jim) Meister of Breezy Point; grandchildren Abigail and Austin Meister; siblings: Sharon Hegdal of Ft. Collins, CO, Julie Thomas of Redwood Falls, and Greg (Mary) Young of Redwood Falls; sister-in-law Carole Young of Springfield; and many other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dale Seime, twin sister Janet Young, brother Neil Young, brother-in-law Harry Thomas, and niece Anissa Barnes.


  1. Cindy Mertens says:

    Sorry to hear of Jan’s passing. I enjoyed working with her at Scott-Preusse’s. We had some great times back in the day. Blessed be her memory.

  2. Terry & Linda marguth says:

    Our sympathy to all. Prayers to you

  3. Arlene Young says:

    Sorry to hear of Janice’s passing. I have great memories of going and visiting with Janice the last couple of years. She would always welcome you with a big hug and a kiss as you arrived and when you left. It was interesting to see what color she had decided to paint her nails that week. I always knew that I would be getting ice cream when he went there as we always went to the Dairy Queen to get Janice’s favorite Cherry Dilly bar. Each time we visited, Janice would ask Marlene how Todd and his daughters were doing. I was amazed that she remembered there names and what sports or activities they were in. She would know what time different sports we’re on TV. We would try to find a room that we can watch baseball or football or whatever sport was on with her. She enjoyed crafts I still have a bracelet she made for me. When any of the nurses or other clients were around she would always introduce us as Arlene and Marlene my twin cousins from Rochester. This made me feel very proud to be her cousin as they all seem to enjoy being with her. We always seem to do some activity with her when we were there like playing bingo the last time we were there we were invited to join in singing church hymns. Everyone staff and patients were excited to see Janice. I’m sorry I did visit more. I will miss her.

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