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Hazel Mae (Thompson) Seelhoff

October 13, 1932 — May 3, 2023

St. Johns formerly of Ovid

  Hazel Mae Seelhoff, age 90, of St. Johns, MI, formerly of Ovid, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at Grace Haven Assisted Living, St. Johns, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI, at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, May 8, 2023, with Pastor Scott Seelhoff officiating.  Burial will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Ovid, MI at a later date. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2023, from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. and also on Monday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

     Hazel was born in Duplain Township, Michigan on October 13, 1932, the daughter of Alton and Ellen (Robinson) Thompson. She graduated from Ovid High School with the class of 1950. Hazel married Dale Hinkle on June 30, 1951, and he passed away on August 22, 1989.  Hazel married Donald W. Seelhoff on June 16, 1991, at her daughter's home in Ovid, Michigan.  They were blessed with twenty-eight years of marriage prior to his passing on February 2, 2020.

     Hazel first worked for Montgomery Ward in Owosso from 1950-1953. In 1966, she started driving bus for Ovid-Elsie and thereafter was the supervisor for 28 years. After retirement she worked with Osgood Funeral Home in Ovid. Hazel enjoyed trips to the casino with her family and friends. She also loved her time at the lake. Most of all; Hazel loved spending time with her family. She was a super fan to her great-grandchildren and supported them in all of their activities. 

     She is survived by her daughters: Vickie and Dan Csapos of Zephyrhills, FL; Tracy and Kerry Cole of Laingsburg, MI; two stepsons: Donald and Wendy Seelhoff Jr. of Hopkins, MI; Thomas and Karen Seelhoff of Owosso, MI; sister-in-law  Shirley and Gaylord Long of Elsie, MI.  She is also survived by her grandchildren: Derek Csapos, Erin (Derek) Cuthbert, and Dayna Bancroft; great-grandchildren: Cora, Logan, and Mason Csapos, Camren and Karigann Cuthbert, Tyler, Joey, and Michael Bancroft; step-grandchildren:  Lindsay (Aaron) Pumfery, Ryan (Samantha) Seelhoff, Donald (Casandra) Seelhoff III, and Daniel (Krista) Seelhoff; step-great-grandchildren: Reese and Macy Pumfery, and Keegan and Faye Seelhoff.   She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands: Dale Hinkle and Donald Seelhoff, one sister Georgia Wakefield; brothers: Louis Thompson, Lyle Thompson, Cecil "Pete" Thompson and step son Richard "Rick" Seelhoff.

     Memorials may be made to the Ovid-Elsie Sports Boosters. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, Michigan.

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Visitation

Sunday, May 7, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ovid

232 E. Oak Street , Ovid, MI 48866

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Visitation

Monday, May 8, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ovid

232 E. Oak Street , Ovid, MI 48866

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 8, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ovid

232 E. Oak Street , Ovid, MI 48866

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