Margaret L. Davis, age 96 of Juda, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at St. Clare Friedensheim, Monroe. Margaret was born on August 29, 1920 in Spring Grove Township, the daughter of Alfred Lee and Lottie (Green) Phillipps. She graduated from Brodhead High School and attended Beloit Business College. Margaret was united in marriage to Clyde G. Davis on February 21, 1940 in Dubuque, Iowa. Margaret and Clyde farmed in Spring Grove Township for many years and Margaret also worked at Advance Transformer and Swiss Colony. She was a long time member of Oakley Union United Methodist Church and loved spending time with Clyde at their cabin on Lake Chetac in Birchwood, WI. Her greatest passion was family especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by six children, George (Lynn) Davis of Freeport, IL, Dennis “Doc” Davis of Monroe, Larry (Linda) Davis of Brodhead, Gary (Carol) Davis of Juda, Lynn (Robert) Daniels of Monroe, and Janice (Thomas) Sullivan of Juda; 19 grandchildren; 40 great- grandchildren; and nine great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clyde, on January 11, 2016; a daughter-in-law, Marcia Davis; granddaughter, Carrie; a great- granddaughter, Samantha; a sister, Orpha “Jo” Fransen; and a brother, Wade Phillips.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 10, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., at the Oakley Union United Methodist Church with Rev. Vicki Brantmeyer officiating. Interment will be in the Union Church Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the Juda Community Center. Visitation will be at the Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, on Sunday, October 9, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Oakley Union Church or Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.newcomerfuneralhome.net