Obit: Davis, Jay G. (1882 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Davis, Huber, Snyder, Mortimer,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 9, 1958
Davis, Jay G. (9 January 1882 - 29
Jay. G. Davis, 76, Rt. 4, Marshfield, a
former Town of York resident, died September 29 at the home of his
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Davis, Rt.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday
at 2 p.m. from the York Center Methodist Church. The Rev. Virgil
Holmes, pastor of the Neillsville Methodist Church,
officiated. Burial was made in the York Cemetery.
Mr. Davis was born January 9, 1882, in
Fond du Lac; was educated there and married to Esther Huber of
Marshfield in November, 1916. Following their marriage they
resided in Fond du Lac for a short time and then moved to
Marshfield, where they resided until 1934. At that time Mr.
Davis went to work for a railroad in Minneapolis. On his
retirement they made their home with their children.
He is survived by his wife and four
children: Marvin Davis, Marshfield; the Rev. Lowell Davis,
Duquesne, Pa.; the Rev. Robert Davis, Appleton; and Mrs. Robert
Snyder, Superior; eight grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Belle
Mortimer of Neillsville; and a brother, Merton Davis,
He was a member of the Methodist church in Neillsville, and the Railroad brotherhood.
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