Sean Shell

Sean Patrick Phillip Shell was born in Atlantic, Iowa on December 29, 1975 to Ruth (Crawley) and Alan Shell. During his formative years, Sean enjoyed baseball, wrestling and football. Sean was successful in AAU wrestling, having gathered many brackets and medals. Sean went to Jefferson Scranton High School. He participated in baseball, football, and wrestling. He graduated in 1994. Late in life, Sean enjoyed music, gardening, fishing, making various pieces out of recycled wood, and tinkering on any type of engine and being outside. He enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Sean was devoted to caring for his mother, Ruth. On March 9, 2024, Sean passed peacefully in his sleep. Sean is survived by his children: Macy Jo (Maddux, grandson), Maggie, and Grant; his mother Ruth and stepfather, Curt; his brothers, Jake (Malinda) Shell and their children, Madison and Jonah, Travis Shell and his daughter, Savanna; his aunts: Maggie, Linda, Debbie, and Patsy; and his uncle Clarence. Sean is also survived by many cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandparents; aunts; and uncles. Funeral Services were held Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson with Pastor Wendy Pittman officiating. A private family burial will take place at a later date at Union Cemetery in Guthrie Center, Iowa. Online condolences may be left at Memorials may be sent to: The Sean Patrick Phillip Shell Memorial Fund, 804 North Maple Street, Jefferson, IA 50129; or c/o Peoples Bank, 116 West State Street, Jefferson, IA 50129. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home 515-386-2171

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