Jason Schellhouse

Jason Allen Schellhouse, 46, Sioux Falls, S.D., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Sioux Falls.

A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Grace Lutheran Church in Sturgis, S.D. Burial will follow at the Bear Butte Cemetery in Sturgis.

Jason Schellhouse was born May 19, 1967, to Donald and Donna (Reining) Schellhouse in Sioux Falls. He was baptized and attended Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Hills. Jason graduated from Hills-Beaver Creek High School and attended Bethany College in Mankato and Augustana College in Sioux Falls. After completing his education, he moved to the Black Hills region in 1989, where he lived and worked until 2009. He then moved to Sioux Falls where he lived until his death.

He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. He also enjoyed the symphony. Jason volunteered at the library. He enjoyed riding his bike and spending time with his family. Jason had a big heart. He enjoyed feeding birds and had a knack for growing all types of plants and flowers.

Jason is survived by his father, Don Schellhouse, Sturgis; a sister, Ginger (Dan) Niemann, Pierre, S.D.; a niece, Carly; several aunts and uncles, Duane (Janice) Schellhouse, Sioux Falls, Jan Richards, Oklahoma City, Okla., Delphine Wurtz, Sioux Falls, Jan Jacobs, Mountain Home, Texas, George (Kay) Reining, Sioux Falls, Pat Reining and Theresa Reining, both of Strausberg, Colo., Jerry Reining, Sioux City, Iowa, Larry (Norma) Reining, Tabor, S.D.; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and his mother, Donna Schellhouse.

Arrangements are by Kinkade Funeral Chapel of Sturgis, www.kinkadefunerals.com.


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