Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

April 12, 2014

Mary L. Davis

June 7, 1926-April 9, 2014

ELKHART — Mary L. Davis, 87, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Elkhart Hospice House.

She was born June 7, 1926 in Noble County, to Clarence and Hazel (Keyser) Maurer.

On Aug. 31, 1962 in Elkhart, she married Forrest (Al) Davis. He preceded her in death on Oct.8, 1986 in Elkhart. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Sharon Swartzell and Lillian Maurer and six brothers, Robert, Clarence, Jr., Donald, Lewis, Glenn and Delbert Maurer.

Surviving is a niece, Lisa Johnson of Elkhart and two great nephews, Cory and Jacob Guerra.

Mary was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed traveling out west, playing cards with her family, collecting clowns and spending time with her family. She retired from Miles Labs in 1984.

Visitation for family and friends will be for two hours prior to the 1 p.m. Tuesday funeral service at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. The Rev. John Utley from the Radiant Life Church will preside.

Burial will follow in Clinton Brick Cemetery in Middlebury.

Memorial contributions may be given to Juvenile Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association. To send an online condolence, please visit www.wmzfh.com.

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