The Ottumwa Courier

September 16, 2013

Shirley Davis


Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Shirley Davis, 83, of #2 Pennsylvania Place, died at 9:34 p.m. September 14, 2013, at Vista Woods Care Center.

She was born February 3, 1930, in Ottumwa to Dean and Irene Bainbridge Siegrist. She married Frank Davis on July 15, 1972.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1946, she worked for John Morrell & Co. until 1973, then Norris Chrysler, which became Benson Motors, until her retirement in 1987. She and her husband managed Myers Manor & Condominiums from 1983-87.

Surviving are her husband, Frank; three children, Deanna Andrews of Minneapolis, Minn., Dennis (Carla) Riley of Knoxville, Ill., and Doug (Shelly) Riley of Ocala, Fla.; two stepchildren, Pam Jones of Red Oak and Janet Davis of Ottumwa; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her mother, Irene Siegrist; and a brother, Bill Siegrist of Muscatine.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Her body has been cremated. No services are planned. Private inurnment will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Vista Woods Care Center.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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