Joseph S. Bellus

Joseph S. Bellus

August 30, 1941 – February 6, 2023

Joseph Stephen Bellus was born in Omaha to Andrew and Irene on August 30, 1941. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1959 and worked as a computer programmer at Union Pacific for 33 years.

Joseph loved horses and his favorite little dog, Eugene Bellus. He was a longtime supporter of the Little League, where he coached for 14 years. He was an avid golfer with a scratch handicap at one point.

Joseph showered his grandkids with lots of love. He was also an unpublished author, sang in the church choir, and acted in church plays with his sons.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Monica; parents, Andrew and Irene; sister, Theresa; brother, Mike; and brothers-in-law: Ed Haley, Jim Clark, and Roger Stark; sister-in-law, Theresa.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bellus; sons: Stephen J. Bellus (Angie) of London, England; Paul G. Bellus (Sharon) of Iowa City, Iowa; Greg F. Bellus (Lisa) of Kansas City, Missouri; grandchildren: Kayanna Tromler (Scott), Xander Bellus, Stephanie Bellus; great-grandchildren, Forest Tromler and Quinn Tromler; and 13 siblings.

SERVICES: Saturday, April 15th at 2pm at the West Center Chapel.  To view a live broadcast of the Service, please go to and click the “View Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.


  • Steven Kucirek Posted February 9, 2023 3:18 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know there is a huge welcome party going on in heaven. God bless you and the entire Bellus family.

  • Paul (PJJ) Kelleher Posted February 10, 2023 11:05 am

    Prayers to the Bells Family

  • Colleen (Smith) Conley Posted February 13, 2023 10:48 am

    So sorry for your loss and thinking of the entire Bellus family. Condolences from the North Omaha Smith kids.

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