OTTUMWA — Mary Ellen Davis, 83, formerly of Ottumwa, died peacefully with her family by her side on Sept. 27, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wis.
She was born Nov. 3, 1929, to George and Mary Ellen Coyne Harden in Ottumwa. In 1947, Mary Ellen graduated from Ottumwa High School. On Sept. 5, 1948, she was united in marriage to Jack H. Davis. He died on Sept. 5, 1997, after 49 years of marriage.
She was the loving mother of Deborah (John) Noggle, Chris (Anna) Davis, Lisa (William) Long and Dee Ann Davis; beloved sister of Patricia Fabritz; cherished grandmother of Michael and Kyle Davis, Patrick (Samantha), Christian and Alex Noggle, Sam (Andrea) Long, Macey and Ellen Davis; sister-in-law to Jim (Genny) Davis, Jerry (Joan) Davis, Jon (LuAnne) Davis and Vicky (Neal) Telford; daughter-in-law of the late Russell and Lucille Davis of Ottumwa. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6705 Northway, Greendale, Wis. 53129.