Marvin G. Davis

Marvin G. Davis, 72 of Brandon died Tuesday August 6, 2013 surrounded by his family at the Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac. He was born in Rosendale on January 5, 1941 the son of Percy and Edna Kroll Davis. He graduated from Rosendale High School in 1960. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1961 until 1965. He married Janice M. Emery on September 3, 1966 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fond du Lac. Marvin worked as an electrician at Wells Manufacturing for 43 years retiring in 2009. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and he was a TV sports enthusiast especially the Brewers, Packers and NASCAR. He enjoyed the outdoors and he was a man of many talents and loved working on his innovative projects.

Survivors include his 2 daughters: Amy (Mike) Fisch of Ripon and Lori (Len) Miller of West Bend, 4 grandchildren: Miles Fisch, Emery, Ellison and Eden Miller, 3 brothers: Gordon of Prairie du Sac, Kenneth (Sharon) of Manitowoc and Ronald (Sandy) Davis of Fond du Lac, and 5 sisters: Shirley Shanley of KS, Elizabeth Marquardt of Ripon, Loretta (Jim) Howard of MI, Lois Stone of CO and Joan (Lee) Stibb of Ripon. He is further survived by his mother-in-law Rosemary Emery of Fond du Lac and 2 sisters-in-law: Kathy (Mel) Whittaker of Fond du Lac and Mary (Monty) Nelson of Phoenix, AZ, nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Janice, brothers: Warren (Lona Mae) and Roy “Everett” Davis, his father-in-law Raymond Emery, one sister-in-law Pearl Davis and 3 brothers-in-law: Vern Shanley, Glenn Marquardt and Warren “Bud” Stone.

Friends may call on Saturday Aug. 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 11AM at the Twohig Funeral Home at 305 Fond du Lac Avenue in Fond du Lac. Burial and military rites will be at 11:30AM provided by the American Legion Trier Puddy Post #75 at Calvary Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to the Hospice Home of Hope.