The Runge Mortuary & Crematory

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Frances "Fran" R. Shuppy

January 25, 1949February 3, 2020

Frances “Fran” R. Shuppy, 71, of Bettendorf, Iowa passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020.

Funeral services will be held Monday, February 10th at 12pm in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held from 10 am to 12 noon preceding service. She will be laid to rest in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortaury.com.

Fran was born on January 25, 1949 in Rochester, New Hampshire to James and Margaret Durgin. She married Gary Shuppy on June 29, 1986 at Gary’s mom and dad’s house in Bettendorf. They went on to enjoy 33 years of marriage. Fran was always a hard worker, fighting toward her health when she was able. She loved to go to bingo, until the casino’s came to town. She will never be forgotten and always missed.

Survivors include her husband, Gary; son, Victor Pelletier; step-son, Kenneth Shuppy; grandchildren, Mykenna, Dylan, and Sophia; sister, June Galary, of Van Cleaver MS; brother, Clifford Durgin.

Fran was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Margaret Bessire; and son, Anthony Dearborn.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Select Specialty of Davenport for the great care they gave to Fran and also to Dr. Jon A. Robken at Genesis East.


  • James Durgin, Father (deceased)
  • Margaret (Macisaac) Durgin, Mother (deceased)
  • Gary Shuppy, Husband
  • Victor Pelletier, Son
  • Kenneth Shuppy, Step-son
  • June Galary, Sister
  • Clifford Durgin, Brother
  • Margaret Bessire, Sister (deceased)
  • Anthony Dearborn, Son (deceased)
  • Also left to cherish her memory are grandchildren, Mykenna, Dylan, and Sophia.

  • The Family


  • Visitation Monday, February 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 10, 2020


Frances "Fran" R. Shuppy

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Heather Anderson

February 7, 2020

I’m sorry for your loss I will always remember her she was a nice sweet woman to talk to no matter what the reason was for. She is watching over you always remember that she will always love you!!