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 Dorothea Lorena <I>Hollis</I> Davis

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Dorothea Lorena Hollis Davis

  • Birth 30 Jul 1919 Perry, Dallas County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 11 Jul 2011 Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 73348980

DAVENPORT — Funeral services for Dorothea Hollis Davis, 91, of Davenport, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's United Methodist Church, Davenport. Burial will follow at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Family will greet friends on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to service time at the church.
Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service assisting family with arrangements. Dorothea passed away on Monday, July 11, 2011, at her home in Davenport.
Dorothea Lorena Hollis was born on July 30, 1919, in Perry, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Caroline (Schloe) Hollis. She married Donald C. Davis on November 28, 1942, in Los Angeles, Calif. He preceded her in death on March 12, 1991.
She worked as an Administrative Assistant for the Scott County Health Department for six years and the Rock Island Arsenal for three years. In 1942, Dorothea received a B.A. in Sociology at the University of Iowa. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Davenport, the Eastern Star, Etude Club and the 49ers Sunday School Class.
Survivors include her sons, Donald Davis II of Rock Island and Derek (Heike) Davis of Phoenix, Ariz.; and five grandchildren, Geoffrey Green, Elizabeth Green, Carl Davis, Mareike Davis, and Severin Davis. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald, daughter, Diana Green, sister, Claretta Appenzeller, and brothers, Charles Hollis and Henry Hollis.


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  • Created by: Ken Nagel
  • Added: 14 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73348980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothea Lorena Hollis Davis (30 Jul 1919–11 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73348980, citing Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Ken Nagel (contributor 47221898) .