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Russell Eugene Davis
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1935
Ruthven
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2006
Ruthven
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA

In Loving Memory of
Russell E. Davis
November 24, 1935 ~ October 1, 2006

SERVICES
Zion Lutheran Church
Ruthven, Iowa
Thursday, October 5, 2006, 10:30 A.M.

CLERGY
Rev. Steve Ellerbusch
Bethany Lutheran Church
Emmetsburg, Iowa

ORGANIST
Evie Wigdahl

HYMNS
Beautiful Savior
Nearer My God To Thee
Borning Cry
Lift High the Cross

CASKET BEARERS
Ben Davis Brian Davis
Jennifer Pompizzi Bill Knoer
Sarah Knoer Christine Knoer
Joe Knoer

INTERMENT
Crown Hill Cemetery
Ruthven, Iowa

Russell Eugene Davis, son of Stuart and Laura (Nelson) Davis, was born November 24, 1935 south of Ruthven in Palo Alto County, Iowa. He received his education in Ruthven.
Russell was a farmer in the area and did truck driving for many years until his retirement in 1998. In January 2000 Russell was elected Mayor of Ruthven serving until December 2005. He was also a member of the 2 Cylinder Club. Russell enjoyed reading western novels and watching western T.V. shows.
Russell died Sunday, October 1, 2006 at the Ruthven Community Care Center in Ruthven, Iowa at the age of 70. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stuart and Laura; and three brothers, Paul, Marvin and Jim.
He is survived by his children, Susan (Davis) Knoer and her husband, Gary of Ruthven, IA and Bob Davis and his wife, Deb of Spencer, IA; seven grandchildren, Ben, Brian, Jennifer, Bill, Sarah, Christine and Joe; three great grandchildren, Cayann, Seth and Alexandra; a sister, Marjorie Lyon; a brother, Charlie Davis and his wife, Doris; sister-in-law, Benita Davis; several nieces and nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends

Arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home









 
 
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 Parents:
  Stuart Donald Davis (1902 - 1993)
  Laura Marjorie Nelson Davis (1903 - 1979)
 
 Siblings:
  James Marion Davis (1924 - 2006)*
  Paul George Davis (1925 - 1983)*
  Marvin John Davis (1930 - 1999)*
  Marjorie Pauline Davis Lyon (1932 - 2007)*
  Russell Eugene Davis (1935 - 2006)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Ruthven
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: mjhellman
Record added: May 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37192714
 

Uncle Russell. I enjoyed staying at your house as a child. You were a great and wonderful Uncle.Thanks for the memories.
- Mary (Lyon) Hellman
 Added: May. 17, 2009
 
 
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