Tasia Nicole Shelly, 26, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at her home in Rochester.
Tasia Cappel was born April 10, 1986, in Rochester, to Thomas and Gail Cappel. She was a 2004 graduate of Dover-Eyota High School. At the age of 16, she began working at Kids Korner in Eyota. On Aug. 24, 2007, she married the love of her life, Tim Shelly and they were married at her grandparent's home in Hammond. The couple made Rochester their home where she enrolled at Rochester Community and Technical College. Tasia had a passion for teaching children, and was a good role model for her younger family members. She was loved dearly by all who knew her.
Tasia is survived by her husband, Tim; her parents, Thomas and Gail (Jostock) Cappel of Eyota; mother-in-law, Dianne (Bruce) Harris of Glenwood City, Wis.; father-in-law, Dean (Donna) Shelly of Rock Rapids, Iowa; brother-in-law, Dave Shelly of Springfield, Mo.; her grandparents, Mathew "Jack" and Joanne (Schnell) Jostock of Hammond; a grandmother, Romaine Cappel of Rochester; uncles, Tony (Cheri) Jostock of Delray Beach, Fla., Ken (Cris) Jostock of Kasson, Jim (Heather) Jostock of Sun Valley, Nev.; aunts, Amy (Earle) Story of Palmdale, Calif., Ann Cappel of Rochester, Rebecca (Dave) Schinas of Rangeley, Maine, Michelle Cappel of Rochester; and nephews, Brandon and Dylan. She is also survived by her three "Kids" (her dogs), Sam, Meg and Sydney.
She is preceded in death by her grandfather, F.E. Cappel, and her uncle, William "Bill" Cappel.
A Celebration of Tasia's Life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Autumn Ridge Church, in Rochester, officiated by Pastor Dan Farm.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services at Autumn Ridge. Her body will be interred privately at Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview.
Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.