Sharon Sue (Scow) Eller

March 25, 1943 ~ August 17, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old


Sharon ‘Sue’ Eller, age 80, of Shelby, Nebraska, passed away August 17, 2023 at UNMC in Omaha.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Shelby Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Andrew Litt officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, August 21 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the church with a 7:00 p.m. Rosary. Organist will be Avis Rathje. Vocalists will be Rita Houdersheldt and Roy Houdersheldt. Musical selections will be “You Are Mine”, “Prayer of St. Francis”, “One Bread, One Body”, “On This Day, Oh Beautiful Mother”, and “Amazing Grace.” Pallbearers will be Brody Eller, Trent Eller, Riley Eller, Nolan Eller, Dylan Hinrichs, and Michael Denniston. Interment will be in the Shelby Cemetery.

Sue was born March 25, 1943 in Stromsburg, Nebraska to Lloyd and Eva (Smith) Scow. She attended elementary school at Blussten northeast of Shelby and then attended Shelby schools.

On February 23, 1961 she was united in marriage to Leon Nicholus Eller. To this union two children were born. They lived in Columbus for a short time before moving northeast of Shelby. Sue was a farm wife and enjoyed helping with everything. In 1987 they moved into Shelby. Sue worked as a secretary at Shelby Public Schools for a number of years.

She was a dedicated member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Shelby, St. Ann’s Guild, prayer groups, and Intercessors of the Lamb in Omaha. She enjoyed card club, going to coffee and brunch after church with friends and was an excellent cook. She especially enjoyed time with her family including getting nails done with her granddaughters.

Survivors include her husband Leon of Shelby; son Terry (Brenda) Eller of Humphrey; nine grandchildren: Nikki Kuhr (John), Dixie Vaughn, Allie Payne (Dustin), Brody Eller (Erik), Trent Eller (Brooke), Brooke Hinrichs (Dylan), Kaitlyn Eller (Michael), Riley Eller and Nolan Eller; 10 great grandchildren; brother Gene (Diana) Scow of Shelby, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Eva Scow; and daughter Brenda Hines.

Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated later.

Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements.

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August 21, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shelby Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Funeral Service
August 22, 2023

10:00 AM
Shelby Sacred Heart Catholic Church

August 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Shelby Cemetery


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