Doris Mae Shupe
Doris Mae Shupe, age 89, of Grand Island, passed away with her family at her side on Friday, August 3, 2018. Memorial service and celebration of Doris’ life will be at 6:00 p.m. today (Thursday) at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand Island. A gathering of family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until service time. Burial of ashes will be in Fort McPherson tomorrow (Friday). Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online remembrances may be left at www.giallfaiths.com. Doris was born July 26, 1929, at Florence, South Dakota, the daughter of Clarence and Blanche (Arkland) Reeve. She grew up at Medicine Lake near Florence. She was united in marriage to Delbert “Del” Shupe in Watertown, South Dakota, on April 6, 1947. Doris was a wonderful wife, mother and homemaker, and also provided in-home care for elderly. In later years, she and Del had a lawn care service. Doris enjoyed knitting, crocheting and quilting, in addition to cooking and baking. Her family remembers her wonderful bread and Santa cookies were a favorite. She was a member of the Saddle Club, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 632 and MOPH Ladies’ Auxiliary. Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Doug (Jeri) Shupe, of Tucson, Arizona, and Darren Shupe, of Las Vegas, Nevada; daughters, Darla Graper, of Lakewood, Colorado, and Dixie (Wain) Codner, of Grand Island; brother, Devon Reeve, of Watertown, South Dakota; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Del; four brothers, Dwayne, Dale, Darrell and Don; sister, Dorothy; and grandson, Kyle Codner.