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Milo Otto Davis 1899-1973


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 2/25/2011 at 23:13:56

Milo Davis Rites Today
Milo Otto Davis, 73, Estherville, died at 4:30 p.m. March 16, 1973, at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today (Monday) at Reese-Henry Chapel, Estherville, with the Rev. Robert Miller officiating. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Davis was born June 8, 1899, in Sac City to Mr. and Mrs. Elsia Davis. The family moved to a farm near Estherville when he was a boy.

He was married Sept. 12, 1917, to Helen Hall, in Estherville. He worked for Estherville Grocery Co. and later for Tobin Packing Co. and John Morrell and Co. until his retirement in 1962. He was a member of the Christian Church, Estherville.

Survivors include his wife, Helen; three sons, Milton of Spirit Lake, Russell of Bloomington, Minn., and Kenneth of Arvada, Colo.; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two brothers, Elvy of St. Paul and Esby G. of Lindstrom, Minn.; and one sister, Mrs. Eldora Heyer, St. Paul.

Preceding him in death were his parents, three brothers and one son.

Serving as pallbearers were Ed Petersen, Leo Hansen, John Theesfeld, John Rugtiv, John Higgins and Melvin Beaver. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, March 19, 1973)


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