Cover photo for Shelia Shover's Obituary
Shelia Shover Profile Photo
1948 Shelia 2022

Shelia Shover

February 2, 1948 — December 8, 2022


Shelia J. Shover, age 74, of Chillicothe, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Shelia was born on February 2, 1948 in Joplin, MO to Lewis and Marian (Shelly) Victor.  She married Daniel Shepard in November of 1965 and he preceded her in death on July 7, 1980.  Also preceding her in death are her parents and her sister, Shelley Deppolder.

Surviving are her daughters, Robin (Steve) Miller of Chillicothe and Amy Ferrell of Elmwood; her grandchildren, Amber Miller, Samantha (Derick) Husong and Hanna Ferrell; her great-grandchildren, Brody Miller, Payge and Aubree Husong and Sadie Dixon; and her sister Vicki Brown of Mason City.

Shelia began working for her parents company, Midwest Construction Services, in Bartonville when she was 16 years old.  She eventually took over the business and continued to run until she passed. She loved her work and was named Illinois Business Woman of the Year a few times.  She enjoyed reading scuba diving and flying in her plane.  Most importantly she loved her family and spending time with them.  She also loved her dog, Bailey.

Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 11am to 1pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.  Memorials in her name may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. 
To send flowers to the family in memory of Shelia Shover, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, December 17, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Get Directions

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 560

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send A Card

Send A Card