The Runge Mortuary & Crematory

838 East Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA


Brien Paul Shannon

June 4, 1954August 30, 2019

Brien Shannon, 65, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away on August 30, 2019, at Genesis East Hospital, with his wife, Nancy, at his side, after a long illness.

Brien is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Nancy Shannon, of Davenport. He is also survived by his sister, Debra Courtney (Smiley), of Indiana, and nephews Michael and Tim. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard Rio Shannon and Margaret Litton and his brother, Chris Shannon, previously from Davenport, Iowa. Brien grew up in the Davenport area and graduated from West High School. He served in the United States Navy for a brief time. He then went on to work in the home construction and remodeling business before retiring. He was very interested in current events, science-fiction, learning and was a voracious reader, always having books on hand! He loved a good, challenging video game to also keep his mind active. He was an enthusiastic Hawkeyes and Bears fan! Family has privately honored and remembered him. Cremation services are through Runge’s Funeral Home. Condolences can be sent to Nancy Shannon at shannonnancy78@gmail.com .


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Rick Bourn

September 11, 2019

Me and Brien had a lot of good times way back when.

Sue Hanson

September 9, 2019

Deb, Sorry to see Brien has passed.God Bless Him, May He Rest In Peace. May The Many Memories Of Him And Chris Guide You Through This Journey Of Life. Sue Hanson "McCormick"