OBITUARY

Nicholas Christian Running

April 22, 1997March 12, 2019
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Nicholas Christian Running, 21, of Davenport, IA went home to the Lord on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Nicholas was born on April 22, 1997 to Steven and Kathy (Koch) Running in Davenport. In 2015, he graduated from Davenport Central High School and was a member of Central basketball, golf, and baseball. He had great memories of playing Davenport East and Davenport East Pony League. He later went on to attend Scott Community College and worked for Fastenal.

Nicholas had a great sense of humor and he truly cared for others. He was an Acolyte at his church, Gethsemane Lutheran. Nicholas loved to work out and eat healthy. He enjoyed all sports especially playing basketball and watching soccer. He loved attending weekly movies with his mom and sharing sports highlights with his dad. Nicholas also loved to visit with all of his little cousins and his new nephew, Henry. He had a wonderful sense of fashion and his sneaker collection was unrivaled.

Those missing him greatly are his parents, Steve L. Running and Kathy L. Running both of Davenport, IA; siblings, Tyler (Sara) Running of Plymouth, MN, Courtney Running of Minneapolis, MN and Madeline Running of Des Moines, IA; grandparents, Jerry and Kay Koch of Winona, MN; nephew and special buddy, Henry Running; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and extended friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lemont and Nancy Running.

  • FAMILY

  • Steven Running, Father
  • Kathy (Koch) Running, Mother
  • Tyler (Sara) Running, Brother
  • Courtney Running, Sister
  • Madeline Running, Sister
  • Henry Running, Nephew
  • Jerry Koch, Grandfather
  • Kay Koch, Grandmother
  • Lemont Running, Grandfather
  • Nancy Running, Grandmother
  • Also left to cherish his memory are many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family and friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Calvin Clevenger, Pallbearer
  • James Redmond, Pallbearer
  • Ryan Kurth, Pallbearer
  • Riley West, Pallbearer
  • Tyler Running, Pallbearer
  • Aaron Salas, Pallbearer
  • Ryan Lorber, Pallbearer
  • Hayden Franks, Pallbearer
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  • The Family

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, March 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 16, 2019
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Kim Cook

March 19, 2019

It seems like just yesterday he was trying to keep up with his sisters at Fun Night at Garfield. Krissy, Courtney and Maddy doing the Cake Walk with him. Our thoughts are with all of you. Our deepest sympathies.

Kim and Krissy Cook

Chris Hurst

March 16, 2019

Courtney, I am so sorry for the loss of your brother Nicholas.

Dale & Lynn Beutin

March 14, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to Steve & Kathy and the Running family. May the peace and love of our Savior Jesus be your comfort during this very difficult time.

Love,

Dale & Lynn Beutin

Scott DeNike

March 14, 2019

I didn't know Nicholas that well but the times I had seen him or talked to him he seemed like a good person! My thoughts and prayers go out to Steven, Kathy and the entire Running family during this most difficult time! Nicholas will be missed! May you RIP Nicholas! God bless you Nicholas and the entire Running family amen!

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Biography

Nicholas Christian Running, 21, of Davenport, IA went home to the Lord on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Nicholas was born on April 22, 1997 to Steven and Kathy (Koch) Running in Davenport. In 2015, he graduated from Davenport Central High School and was a member of Central basketball, golf, and baseball. He had great memories of playing Davenport East and Davenport East Pony League. He later went on to attend Scott Community College and worked for Fastenal.

Nicholas had a great sense of humor and he truly cared for others. He was an Acolyte at his church, Gethsemane Lutheran. Nicholas loved to work out and eat healthy. He enjoyed all sports especially playing basketball and watching soccer. He loved attending weekly movies with his mom and sharing sports highlights with his dad. Nicholas also loved to visit with all of his little cousins and his new nephew, Henry. He had a wonderful sense of fashion and his sneaker collection was unrivaled.

Those missing him greatly are his parents, Steve L. Running and Kathy L. Running both of Davenport, IA; siblings, Tyler (Sara) Running of Plymouth, MN, Courtney Running of Minneapolis, MN and Madeline Running of Des Moines, IA; grandparents, Jerry and Kay Koch of Winona, MN; nephew and special buddy, Henry Running; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and extended friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lemont and Nancy Running.