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Last Rites Held for Elmer C. Davis, 80

 

 

Elmer C. Davis, age 80, a retired farmer, died Saturday evening at the Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac, where he was taken after suffering a heart attack at his home in Marcellus Thursday morning.

 

He was born Mary 28, 1868 in Cass County, the son of Charles and Susan (Batchelor) Davis.

 

Mrs. Davis passed away suddenly May 29, 1947. They moved into Marcellus two years ago from their farm at Hemlock Lake, north of Marcellus, where they had lived for 38 years.  He was a member of the Oddfellow Lodge.

 

He is survived by three sons, Rex and Leon of Jackson, Mich., Ted of Dayton, Ohio, five grandchildren and on sister, Mrs. Maggie Marsh of Vicksburg.

 

Funeral services were held at 2:30 Monday afternoon in the Romig Funeral home with Rev. Inez Martz officiating and burial in Marcellus Cemetery.

 

Received 4 Dec 2006 from Cara Davis Stemen