Steven Alan Schellhase

Monday, June 18, 2007

Dec. 31, 1955 - June 13, 2007

OMAHA -- Steven Alan Schellhase, 51, died Wednesday (June 13, 2007) at the VA Hospital in Omaha. 

He was born on Dec. 31, 1955, in Omaha to Alan B. and Patricia A. Bowers (Paine) Schellhase. He attended R-3 Phelps County Schools and graduated from Overton High School. 

In May of 1974, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard.  He was honorably discharged in June of 1981, and has been a disabled veteran since that time.

On July 27, 1981, he married Anita Quismundo in Tacoma, Wash.  He lived in Williamsburg Township on the family farm, various Coast Guard bases and Tacoma before moving back to Indianola in 1993, where he was living at the time of his death.

He worked as a computer tech for Data Tech in Federal Way, Wash.  He was also a truck driver for Ag-Valley Co-op in Indianola and worked as a farm hand. 

Preceding him in death were his father, Alan Schellhase; step-father, Don E. Bowers; maternal grandparents, G.C. and Vonda Paine; paternal grandparents, Ray and Irene Schellhase; and step-grandmother, Margie Paine.

Survivors include his wife, Anita Schellhase of Indianola; daughter, Stephanie E.P. Schellhase of Indianola; mother, Patricia A. Bowers of Indianola; two step-sisters, Denise and husband, Louie Chavez of Trona, Calif., and Linda and husband, Don Morosic of Kearney; two great-aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. at the Indianola United Methodist Church with Rev. David Rowe officiating.  Inurnment will be in the Indianola Cemetery with a military committal.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m.  Friends may send condolences to

Memorials may be given in his name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.