Obit:

Davis, William J. (1909 - 1980)

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Stan

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stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

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DAVIS GRIFFITHS KESSLER LANORE

 

----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 07/23/1980


Davis, William J. (1909 - 1980)


William J. Davis, 71, passed away on Saturday afternoon, July 12, 1980 at Neillsville Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He resided at 1120 Prospect St., Neillsville, Clark County.


Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, July 15, from the Gesche Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Clark of the Neillsville United Church of Christ, officiated, with burial in the city cemetery.


Davis was born on June 23, 1909 in the Town of York to John and Pleysa (Griffiths) Davis. On Oct. 29, 1932, he married Leona M. Davis.


He hauled milk from the Humbird area to the American stores Dairy in Neillsville for 26 years. He then began employment with Gross Motors in 1957, retiring in 1973, but continued part-time work with the company until his death.


Surviving him besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Louis (Shirley) Kessler of Neillsville and Mrs. Michael (Linda) LaNore of Eau Claire one brother, Morris of Chicago and five grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by one son, Ronald and one sister, Rhoda.


Gesche Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

 


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