Joel Schiebout


Joel Gregory Schiebout, age 31, of Moravia, formerly of Pella, passed away, Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

Joel was born on May 7, 1988 in Pella, Iowa, the son of Gregory and Karen (Van Eps) Schiebout.  He graduated from Pella Christian High School with the Class of 2006.  He was academically gifted, an excellent athlete, and a phenomenal singer.  He received track and basketball athletic scholarships to Dordt College, where he was also a member of the Concert Choir.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in 2010.  He furthered his education at the University of Minnesota, where he graduated in 2014 with his Master’s in Fine Arts degree.  Music remained a large part of his life, and he taught himself to play many instruments.

Left to honor Joel’s memory are his parents, Greg and Karen Schiebout of Moravia; his grandmothers, Ila Schiebout of Orange City, Iowa, and JoAnne Van Eps of Morris, Minnesota; his siblings, Sean (Tricia) Schiebout of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Kendra Schiebout of Denver, Colorado; two nieces, Emma Schiebout and Brielle Schiebout; 17 cousins; nine aunts and uncles; as well as numerous friends whom will all miss him dearly.

Joel was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Chris Schiebout, and Marvin Van Eps; and an aunt, Judi Gease.

A Visitation will take place, Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville for all family and friends who wish to celebrate Joel’s life with his family from 2:30PM-4:30PM.  Memorials have been established to the Pella Christian High School, and may be dropped off or mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at

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