Sharon Kaye Scheel

December 29, 1942October 9, 2020

Sharon Kaye Scheel died October 9, 2020. She was born in 1942 in Omaha, NE, to LaForrest & Amelia Scheel. Sharon graduated from Westport High School in 1962. She worked at Baptist Hospital as Head Baker. She was the treasured matriarch of our family. She loved to take care of everyone and always put others first. Both cooking and feeding people were always passions of hers, as well as pottery, playing cards, and the Chiefs. Sharon was preceded in death by her parents LaForrest Augustus and Amelia Pauline Scheel; by sisters Barbara Ackerman, Linda Sue Scheel; Lavonna Gail Joyce and her husband Anthony Joyce, brother A. Joseph Scheel; and nieces Kimberly Sue Johnson and Jennifer Reeves. Sharon was the fifth of seven siblings. She is survived by her sisters and their husbands, Carol and Walter Van Dyke; and Deborah Scheel and Ron Garrison. She is survived by her nieces and nephews: Gail Ann Ackerman and Troy Ogg; Scott Reeves, Danny and Cathy Copeland; Allen Timothy and Tammie Lynn Joyce; Michele Colleen Scheel; and Shawn Christopher and Kriste Scheel. She was also survived by her great nieces and nephews: Christopher Ryan Ackerman and Amy Bartu-Ackerman; Leslie Joyce, Ashlee Dawn and Trey Barker, Stephen Lewis Copeland; Gavena and Jonathon Michael Copeland; Jennifer Lynn and Kevin Darby, Timothy Daniel Copeland, Paris Rose Reeves, Grant Leo Reeves, Jordan and Trey Crockett, Austin Hughes, and by her great great niece Nevaeh Francesca Ackerman.


  • Visitation

    Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Monday, October 19, 2020


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Sharon Williams

October 16, 2020

I was saddened to learn is Sharon's passing. She was filled with love, joy and life. She loved life and her family and she will be missed. Rest in peace Sharon

Rita Medina

October 16, 2020

I was deeply saddened to hear of Aunt Sharon's passing. She had always been extremely kind towards me and my boys. I have always thought of her as one of the matriarch's of the family and admired her closeness with Aunt Amelia and Bonnie.

Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

Rita Medina and sons
Jason and Tyler

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