Joseph has spent most of his life involved in funeral service, working for the family business from a young age he has learned to value the funeral service industry and the meaningful work done for every family.
Joseph graduated from the Kansas City Kansas Community College mortuary science program in 2015 and began managing the Winfield branch of the Shelley Funeral Homes, formerly the Swisher Taylor and Morris Funeral Home.
He and his wife Lydia were married in 2015 and made their home in Winfield. They love the community of Cowley County and they enjoy serving at their church and other local organizations.
Steve grew up south of Saint Joseph, Missouri and attended Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph for three years before attending Calvary Bible College in Belton, Missouri.
After graduating in 1992 from Kansas City Community College of Mortuary Science, Steve & Dawn moved to Creston, Iowa where they lived and worked for several years. Through a mutual acquaintance, Steve and his wife Dawn met Jerry and Lucretia Hawks, who were willing to give the Shelley’s an ownership opportunity. Steve and his family love the Wellington community and enjoy the friends they have made.