February 15, 1928 - December 2, 2017
DAVENPORT — 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 at noon Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon, at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House. Online condolences may be left at www.rungemportuary.com
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 more than 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, Michigan, Steve (Melissa), Bettendorf, Tom (Aom), Brandon, Florida; 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.