Wayland administrator Jeff Schilthroat’s wife, 60, dies

Michele Lynn Schilthroat, 60, of Middleville, wife of former Wayland Union Schools Transportation Supervisor Jeff Schilthroat, died Thursday, Aug. 4.

Michele dearly loved her family and enjoyed a special bond with her grandchildren.

Michele is survived by her husband, Jeff Schilthroat; her children and grandchildren, Josh and Elizabeth Cisler (Claire and Caleb), Anna and Nathan Forbes (Weston and Stella), Dan Cisler and fiancee, Asya (Aurora); Jeff’s three children and 11 grandchildren; her mother, Mary Lou Besteman; her brother and sisters, Scott and Heidi Besteman, Kim and Mike Cline, Dawn Siereveld; and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place. A time of visitation will be held at Middleville United Methodist Church, 111 Church St., Middleville, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.10, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. A celebration of Michele’s life will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Middleville United Methodist Church, with Pastor Tony Shumaker officiating. A luncheon will follow the service at church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice

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