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Nancy Sue Shippen Gallagher

Oct 14, 1952 - Feb 17, 2014
Nancy Sue Shippen Gallagher passed away in Casper, Wyoming on February 17, 2014 after a long illness. She was 61. A memorial service is planned on Friday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. She will be cremated.

Nancy Sue Shippen was born on October 14, 1952 in Casper Wyoming to Ernest and Jennie Lue Shippen. Nancy lived in Wyoming most of her life. She also lived for some time in California in her earlier years. All who knew and loved Nancy knew her as the ultimate free spirit. One of her favorite sayings was “Love many, trust few, always paddle your own canoe.” She will be missed by her family and friends.

Nancy is survived by her daughter, Tara McFarland; by her siblings and their families: Kathleen Wilson, Joe Shippen, Roscoe Shippen, Adrian Shippen, Maria Wilder-Doyle, Bill Shippen, Carolyn Nelson, Deanna Martinez, Yolanda Pearson, Rick Martinez, and Michael Martinez, and her mother, Jennie Martinez. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernie Shippen, and her nephew, Roscoe Shippen Jr. and her beloved dog, Zabu.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.