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Descendants of Roy Davis and Dora Jackson

Descendants of Roy Davis and Dora Jackson

Posted: 2 May 2005 12:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Dec 2005 6:14PM GMT
Surnames: Davis, Jackson
I am researching this family, and was wondering if there are any desc. still living in Mille Lacs Co., probably around Onamia vicinity. Would love to hear from some of the family as I am related to the Jackson side. Please contact me at drmajo@frontiernet.net

Roy & Dora Davis' son's obit

Posted: 11 Mar 2006 4:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Davis Giddings Jones Jackson Onamia
Arden Davis, 83, of Onamia, died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at the Mille Lacs Long Term Care Center in Onamia.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1 at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Onamia with Rev. Joe Boeringa officiating. Burial will be in the Onamia Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Onamia. Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel.

Arden Wayne Davis is survived by his sisters, Sadie Jones, Binnie Jane Lance and Nora Probst; and many nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents LeRoy and Dora Davis; wife Shirley; brother Robert Davis; sisters Edith Fideldy, Laura Jones and Elizabeth Jean Kippen.

Arden Wayne Davis was born on Aug. 4, 1921, in Willow Township, Cherokee County, Iowa to LeRoy and Dora (Jackson) Davis. The family moved to Volgar, S.D. and then to Cove where he attended school. Arden enlisted in the United States Army in 1944 where he was a medic until his honorable discharge in May of 1946. He married Shirley Giddings on June 26, 1948, at the Giddings family home. The couple farmed for many years and Arden worked at various jobs during this time to help make ends meet. They spent one year in logging in Montana with Shirley’s parents and one season cutting Christmas trees in Park Rapids. Both of them worked at the Crestliner Boat Factory in Little Falls until Arden became disabled in a roofing accident. The couple then worked from home where they made and sold wood picture frames and shelves. Arden enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, playing the harmonica, reading and woodworking.

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