The Runge Mortuary & Crematory

838 East Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA


Shirley M. Graham

April 10, 1935June 10, 2019

Shirley M. Graham, 84, of Davenport, IA was granted eternal life on Monday, June 10, 2019.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the Runge Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. She will be laid to rest in Davenport Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association in her honor. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Shirley was born a daughter of Cecil and Lucille (Steiner) Roberts on April 10, 1935 in Iowa City, IA. She was united in marriage to Robert E. Graham on November 6, 1954 in Davenport. After 30 years of service as head cook, she retired from Davenport West High School cafeteria.

Shirley loved to play Bingo and was an avid penny slot machine player at the casinos. She enjoyed spending her time crocheting and doing crafts of any kind.

Shirley is survived by her loving husband, Robert; daughters: Kathy (Douglas) Wrenn of Iowa City, IA, Sandy (Curt) Daniels of DeWitt, IA, Suzy Phillis of Rock Island, IL and Judy Jones of Davenport, IA; eight grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Betty Thomas of Texas.


  • Cecil B. Roberts, Father
  • Lucille (Steiner) Roberts, Mother
  • Robert E. Graham, Husband
  • Kathy (Douglas) Wrenn, Daughter
  • Sandy (Curt) Daniels, Daughter
  • Suzy Phillips, Daughter
  • Judy Jones, Daughter
  • Betty Thomas, Sister
  • Also left to cherish her memory are eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

  • Erik Jones, Pallbearer
  • Alex Daniels, Pallbearer
  • Lucas Daniels, Pallbearer
  • Harrison Phillis, Pallbearer
  • Noel Kellogg, Pallbearer
  • Jake Moore, Pallbearer

  • American Parkinson Disease Association


  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 14, 2019


Shirley M. Graham

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