John C. Davies

John C. Davies

John C. Davies, age 69, of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg following a long illness. John was born on October 20, 1947 in Dodgeville to Clifford and Bertha (Olson) Davies. He was a 1965 graduate of the Dodgeville High School and a graduate of U.W. Agriculture Short Course. John married LaVon Rowe of Dodgeville on July 1, 1978. The couple farmed on the Davies farm their entire married life. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, snowmobiling and watching NASCAR and the Packers. His greatest joy was time spent with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Bertha Davies and LaVon’s parents, Kenneth and Shirley Rowe.

John is survived by his wife, LaVon of Dodgeville; four daughters, Lynn (Kevin) Williams of Dodgeville; Penny (Timothy) Swanson of Wausau; Shelly (Michael) Donat of Maynard, IA and Sherry (Kyle) Nevenhoven of Oregon; seven grandchildren, Jordan and Chandler Williams; Emily, Lorien and Tristan Swanson and Joshua and Kelly Donat; his brother, James Davies of Hollandale; a special niece, Jade Buening; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol (Larry) McCluskey of Ridgeway; Karen (Gary) Butteris of Dodgeville and Fred (Patty) Rowe of Dodgeville as well as other nieces and nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Dodgeville. Pastor Jim Droste will officiate with burial in East Side Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again on Wednesday after 10:00 A.M.

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