Theresa Davis, age 93 passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in Lodi.
Theresa was born on May 19, 1919 in Rock Creek Township, Dunn County, WI, to Louis and Laura (Stever) Larson and grew up in the Eau Claire area. On Jan. 17, 1938 she married Owen D. Davis. They began their married life in the Eau Claire and Chetek areas- moving to the Sauk City/Badger Village area in the early 1940's and then settling in the Mauston area in 1949. They had been married 56 years when Owen passed away suddenly in 1994. Theresa had been kept very busy as a wife, mother of 8 children, and a grandmother during her life.
Theresa is survived by her children, Carol Ann (Norman) Peterson, Camp Douglas, WI; Kent D. (Beryl) Davis, Onalaska, WI; Lowell F. (Barb) Davis, Reedsburg, WI; Virginia D. (Robert) Thomas, Kenosha, WI; Sandra L. Schmitt, So. Beloit, IL; Owen Deane (Kathy) Davis, Highland Village, TX; Mark S. (Mary) Davis, Oshkosh, WI; and Laura B. (Mark) Webster, Arlington, WI; 29 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Theresa was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, 4 brothers, 6 sisters; 1 grandson and 2 great-grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church in Mauston at 11:00 a.m., Sat., Oct. 6, 2012 with Pastor Fleckenstein officiating. Visitation will be at Bethany Lutheran Church Saturday, Oct. 6th from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in the Mauston Cemetery.