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Mary Lise Seibert, 66, Brown County

Mary Lise "Sunshine" Seibert, 66, Brown County, was born to Edward Alexander White and Lauretta Fredette White on June 8, 1946 in Franklin, N.J. She spent much of her childhood in East Lansing, Mich. where her father taught veterinary medicine at Michigan State University. Later, her family moved to Terre Haute, where she graduated from high school and then attended Indiana State University. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary education and taught for a short time before becoming a full-time homemaker and mother of three. As her children got older, she began work as an assistant librarian at the Brown County Public Library where she remained for about ten years. She took care of the children's section and the bookmobile, helping people in the community access books. More recently, she was a volunteer grandparent at Helmsburg Elementary School in Brown County. Mary was an avid reader, gardener, seamstress, baker, birder and quilter, among many other interests. She was knowledgeable on subjects such as diet and nutrition and wildlife. She was a lover of nature and animals and supported organizations such as Audubon Society, Doctors Without Borders, Society for the Protection of Animals and the local humane shelter. She was creative, industrious, loving and a hard worker.

Surviving her are daughter, Katrina Seibert Costeur (husband, Nicolas) and their two children, Angelina and Lucas; daughter, Heather Seibert Jalof (Amandus) and their three children, Nyah, Jaden and Banyon; her son, James Seibert (wife, Ashley) and their son Jameson; her children's father, former husband and long-time friend, James Seibert; sister, Genevieve White, brothers Mark and Edward White; brother-in-law, Lester Mason; and niece, Emily Mason.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Helmsburg Community Church. In lieu of flowers, her family asks donations on her behalf be made to the Brown County Humane Shelter or another organization she supported.

She finally succumbed to complications from the radiation treatment that had saved her from Hodgkin's/Lymphoma in her late teens more than forty years ago. She was a survivor and we were fortunate and blessed to have shared time with her. She will survive in our memories.

Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made to www.BondMitchellFuneralHome.com.

 

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  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.