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John A. Shipman

February 19, 1926 August 9, 2019
John A. Shipman
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Obituary for John A. Shipman

John A. Shipman, age 93, of Council Bluffs, passed away August 9, 2019 at Risen Son Christian Village, where he was a resident for 5 years due to a leg injury.

John was born February 19, 1926 in Woodbine, Iowa to the late Guy R. and Louvenia (Rogers) Shipman. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. John married Lola F. Owens on August 17, 1944 in Council Bluffs. They were blessed with daughter, Linda Shipman. John was a welder for Omaha Steel for 28 years, retiring in 1988. He was a member of Broadway Christian Church, American Legion and The Center.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Lola F. Shipman in 2001; brother, Fred Shipman; sisters, Eldamae Bice and Bertha Corwin.

John is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Ron Strong of Council Bluffs; 2 granddaughters, Sherry (Dusty Williams) Welch, Karen (Lowell) Strong-Wohlers; great-granddaughter, Kirstie Strong; great-great grandsons, Schyler and Grayson Strong, all of Omaha; nieces and nephews.


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Visitation

Wednesday

14

Aug

5:00 PM 8/14/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/14/2019 7:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

15

Aug

1:00 PM 8/15/2019 1:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

With a lunch at the Walnut Hill Reception Center, 1350 E. Pierce St., following interment.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Red Cross

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