Beverly Jean Davis, 79 of Caledonia, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems - Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse.
Bev was born March 29, 1939 in Wadena, MN, the oldest child born to Herman and Mamie (Kadell) Pickar, and the oldest grandchild of Joe and Mary (Fell) Pickar. She lived in Ellendale, ND as a young girl, until moving to Sebeka, MN where she lived with her aunt, Evelyn Gattie, following her mother's passing. She moved to the Iron Range where she met the love of her life, Marion "Mike" Davis and they were married on September 20, 1954. They later moved to Caledonia. Together they had five children, Debi, Mamie, Tammy, Cal and Abraham. She worked as a nurse's aide at the Caledonia Nursing Home, as a cook's assistant at the Caledonia schools, and for Semcac and Camp Winebago. Bev had a deep faith and was a member of the Gathering Place in Caledonia.
She will forever be remembered for her love of flowers and birds, especially hummingbirds and peacocks.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mike; three children, Mamie (Jerry) Pronschinske of Caledonia, Tammy (fiancé Dan Litsey) Davis of Westby, WI and Cal (Sandy) Davis of Crown Point, IN; 13 grandchildren, Ryan Rozek, Jay (fiancé Liz) Rozek, Heather (Kevin) Larson, Heidi (Warren) Perry, Curtis Johnson, Jesse Johnson, Aaron (Sarah) Pronschinske, Joy (Greg) Erickson, Cole Davis, Kevin Philips, Luke Davis, Matthew Philips and Meghan Davis; 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter and son-in-law, Debi & Bob Rozek; infant son, Abraham; two brothers, Duane Pickar & David Pickar and two sisters, Beatrice - Suderland-Cheesbrough and Jeannie Fisher.
Funeral Service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, August 11, 2018 at The Gathering Place - 617 W Caledonia Street, Caledonia, MN with Pastor Pamela Steele officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Friday at Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service - Houston and one hour prior to the service at the church. On the way to Caledonia on Saturday, Bev will be making her last drive through Sheldon. Bev will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery.
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Beverly and Marion Davis were so supportive to our family. So many years of sharing the Lord sharing your faith and loving others! So sorry for your loss but we know Beverly is with the Lord!
Blessings fro the Brays.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers be thankful god gave you her,now it's time for her to go home..your friend always Jamie Jones
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