Shauna Taylor of Davenport


A Celebration of Life service for Shauna Taylor, 40, of Davenport, Iowa, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15 at New Life Center, 1031 23rd St. in Des Moines.

Shauna passed away April 23, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

Shauna Marie was born on Easter Sunday, April 19, 1981, the daughter of Tracy Lynne Barr in Omaha, Nebraska.

She grew up living in the Perry and Des Moines area and graduated from Lincoln High School in Des Moines in 1999.

Shauna was employed by the Davenport Lutheran Home as a medication manager at the time of her death.

Family and friends meant everything to Shauna. She loved life and cherished her children. Shauna was especially proud for being recognized as the Family of the Year in 2019.

Left to cherish Shauna’s memory are her four children, Noah, Elijah, Lishaun and Shaelyn; her mother, Tracy Rummans of Woodward; her father, Marty (Christina) Taylor of Blue Ridge, Georgia; siblings, Meagan Taylor of Des Moines, Jon (Jess) Taylor of Granger, Joel (Taylor) Rummans of Perry, Gabby (Jacob) Rummans of Granger, Jordan Long of Ames, Summer Meier of Van Meter, Jacilyn (Sylar) Nall of Van Meter and Paige Meier of Colorado; grandparents, Darrel (Deb) Barr, Ellen Barr and Vivian Selecman; many aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Shauna was preceded in death by beloved sister, Kellie; cousin, Carrie; uncle, Ronald May; grandparents, Eve and Don Spencer, Larry and Shirly Burk, Henry and Edna Taylor, Barney and Doris Wolfe, Dwight and Edna Barr and Buck and Merna Rowe.

Memorials in Shauna’s name may be directed to her family and sent to Murdock Funeral Home, 1420 Warford St., Perry, IA 50220. Online condolences may be left at


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