Sunday, December 11, 2016
David Clifford Shanahan, 1921-1985
David Clifford Shanahan, 63, of 619 8th Avenue S.W., Cedar Rapids, died Friday, July 19, 1985, at his home, following a short illness.
Born July 28, 1921, in Centerville, he was the son of David and Edna Peel Shanah. On Aug. 29, 1942, he was married to Wilsonia Fry in Unionville, Mo. For more than 15 years he worked as a molder for Iowa Steel and Iron Works, Cedar Rapids, and was a member of the Molders Union in Cedar Rapids. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Centerville.
Survivors include his wife, three sons, Marvin of Jerome; Roger of Plano, Texas; and Brad of Cedar Rapids; his mother, Edna Shanahan; two brothers, Don and Bernard, both of Centerville, and seven grandchildren.
Visitation was scheduled at the Turner Chapel West in Cedar Rapids Sunday, Jujly 21. Visitation at the Johnson-Lange Funeral Home in Centerville is scheduled for this afternoon and evening. Services will be held at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, with the Rev. Raleigh Gordon officiating. Interment will be in Jerome Cemetery.
Gravestone in Jerome Cemetery for
David Clifford and Wilsonia (Fry) Shanahan
Row 7, Block 32, Lot 5