Jean E. Shepherd
Jean E. Shepherd
  • February 15, 1928 - December 2, 2017
  • Davenport, Iowa

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Jean E. Shepherd, 89, of Davenport, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, at 12 noon, December 7, 2017 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 am until noon, at the mortuary Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Online condolences may be left at
She was born February 15, 1928 in Davenport; the daughter of Elmer and Ivie Marie (Klaus) Waage. She was united in marriage to Joseph Shepherd in Davenport. She was a nurse for over 40 years at the former St. Luke Hospital in Davenport and had been a teacher of nursing at Scott Community College. She enjoyed doing volunteer work at the hospital and playing cards.She is survived by her sons, Michael, Canton, MI; Steve (Melissa), Bettendorf; Tom (Aom), Brandon, FL;' grandchildren: Jim, Aaron, Dennis (Heather), Megan, Tanisha and Tanutcha and great grandchildren: Zach, Hunter, Clayton and Austin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and a brother, David.