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 Elva M. <I>Davey</I> Roberts

Elva M. Davey Roberts

Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 15 Feb 1980 (aged 83)
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 70339372 · View Source
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Photo: Davey family:
Joe, Jr, Charley, Mayme, Elva, Eva, Amos.

From: "Iowa Co, WI, Births," vol. 2, pg. 530. #1142:
"Elva M. Davey, white, female
[previous births: Edgar, 'Almer']
Father: Joseph Thomas Davey
Mother: Ida Bell Tyrer, born in Marshfield, WI.
Birthdate: 10 July 1896, 6 am, Friday, in Dodgeville City.

??Dodgeville Chronicle, Feb. __ 1980 issue:
"Elva M. Roberts, age 83, Dodgeville, Wis died on Friday, Feb. 15, 1980 in a Madison nursing home after a brief illness. The former Elva Davey was born in Dodgeville on July 10, 1896. She was married to Harry E. Roberts in 1913 and the couple lived their entire life in Dodgeville. Mr. Roberts preceded her in death in 1948. She was also preceded in death by 2 sons in World War II, Lewis in 1942 and Harold in 1944."

"She is survived by 4 daughters, Mrs. Clarice Holcomb and Mrs. LaVern (Winifred) Mellum, both of Madison; Mrs. Nona Aide, Columbus, Wis; and Mrs. William (Virginia) Peterson, McFarland, Wis; 1 son, David Roberts, Dodgeville, Wis; 2 brothers, Joseph Davey, Dodgeville; Willard Davey, Madison, Wis; 2 sisters, Mrs. Edith [wrong, Eva] Poquette, Arleta, Calif; and Mrs. Alex Engels, Beloit, Wis; 26 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter."

"Funeral services were held at 1 pm on Monday, Feb. 18, 1980 in the Luloff-Peterson Funeral Home, Dodgeville, Wis. Rev. David Roberts officiated. Burial was in Eastside Cemetery, Dodgeville. A visitation was held at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-5 pm."


"Mother, Elva M. Roberts, July 10 1896-Feb. 15, 1980"




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elva M. Davey Roberts (10 Jul 1896–15 Feb 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70339372, citing East Side Cemetery, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by NancyPoquette (contributor 47511280) .