Steven D. Powell

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Steven D. Powell

October 02, 1972 - October 08, 2018

Steven D. Powell Steven D. Powell, 46, Tipton, died at 11:35 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor in Tipton. Steve was born in Tipton on Oct. 2, 1972, to Rex A. and Jo Anna (Weber) Powell. On Sept. 12, 1998, he married Shelly L. Marusik, and she survives. Steve had lived in Milwaukee from 1997 to 2000.
Steve was a quality control supervisor at Chrysler and had worked there 18 years. He also worked for Indiana Bikecab. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Moose Lodge, Elks and the Knights of Columbus. Steve graduated from Tipton High School in 1991 and Purdue University in 1995 and played football for the Boilermakers. He was a member of the John Purdue Club.
Biking, weight-lifting and football were his passions. He had also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Steve had coached track and field and football at Tipton High School and was very youth-oriented. He had been a member of the Tipton Community Theater.
Survivors besides his wife, Shelly, including three children, Michael and wife Anne, Kokomo, and Madison and Andrew Powell, both at home; three grandchildren, Zakk, Jillian and Adeline; his parents, Jo Anna Powell, Tipton, and Rex Powell and wife Nancy, Atlanta; two brothers, Don Powell and wife Kirsten, Frankfort, Illinois, and Thomas Powell and wife Donna, Lenexa, Kansas; four stepsisters, Stephanie Dell and husband Kyle, Janelle Bradford and husband Travis, Tia Ley and Cindy Mills.
Steve is also survived by his extended family, sister-in-law, Beth Marusik and husband Tim; Shelly's grandmother, Rosemary Marusik; aunts and uncles, Mindy Overdorf and husband Bruce, Denny Weber and wife Janet, Joey Marusik and wife Bethany and Anne Westfahl and husband Dennis.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Louie and Helen Weber, Luther and Margaret Powell, and Shelly's grandfather, Joe Marusik.
The funeral Mass for Steve will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 335 Mill St., Tipton, with the Rev. Dennis Goth presiding, and burial to follow in St. John's Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, also at the church, with a wake service starting at 7 p.m. and Rosary to follow. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions in Steve's memory may be made to an education fund for his children in care of Encompass Credit Union, 201 N. Main St., Tipton, IN 46072.
Published on October 9, 2018
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