Sheila Wallace

Sheila Marie Wallace, 46, of Aurora, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 at Abundant Life Christian Center in Grand Island. Pastor Gene Arnold will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Grand Island.
Curran Funeral Chapel is assisting the family.
Sheila was born on May 14, 1972, at Kearney, the daughter of Dennis L. and Brigitte H. (Hedler) Wallace. She grew up in Kearney where she attended Kearney Public Schools and graduated from Kearney High School.
In 2001, she moved to Aurora, where she lived the rest of her life.
She was a member of Abundant Life Christian Center in Grand Island and competed in swimming, bowling and track in the Special Olympics for a number of years.
Sheila enjoyed crocheting, watching the “Price Is Right” and playing games on her cell phone. She loved children, driving her own car and riding her electric scooter around Aurora. Sheila was a “social butterfly” that didn’t know a stranger and loved to visit with everyone she ever met.
She is survived by her father and step-mother, Dennis and Laura Wallace of Anderson, South Carolina; mother and step-father, Brigitte and Melvin Babcock of Aurora; sister, Dennise Akins-Whitson and her husband, Don Whitson of Lincoln; sister, Sherry Johnson and her wife, Rebecca Johnson of Grand Island; brother, Erick Babcock of Aurora; brother, Kendall Wallace of St. Petersburg, FL; brother, Ryan Jeffries of Charlotte, NC and brother, Robert Jeffries of Corpus Christi, TX; and nieces and nephews, Steven, Montanna, Makayla, Dwight and Lexi.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lawrence and Elizabeth Wallace, Yohann and Frieda Hedler and Marvin and Grace Babcock; uncle, Werner Hedler; and aunt, Marjorie Babcock.
Memorials are suggested to Sheila’s family for later designation.
Condolences and memories may be shared with Sheila’s family by visiting www.curranfuneralchapel.com.

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