Helen C. Davis

Helen C. DavisHelen Davis passed away in Ridgecrest on May 22, 2018, at age 99.

She lived independently until age 97. Born Sept. 7, 1918, in Duluth, Minn., she was a 1937 Duluth Central High School graduate and a graduate of the Duluth Business School. Always quick to express her opinions on the news of the day, she enjoyed lifelong learning, traveling, cooking, baking, sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening and volunteering with Duluth Northwood Children’s Services sewing, mending and tailoring clothing.

She will be remembered as a strong, compassionate, courageous, loving mother and grandmother, providing her dedicated support to her family and friends. She is survived by daughter Peggy and husband Jay Chun; sons Stephen and Scott Davis; grandchildren Olivia, Galya, Nadav and Noa; daughter-in-law Michal; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter G. Davis; son, Jay A. Davis; parents; sister, Ruth; and brothers, Edward, Robert, and Harold.

The family would like to thank the staff at High Desert Haven and Ridgecrest Regional Hospital for all of the wonderful care and support they provided.

At her request, there was a graveside service and burial in Duluth, her home town of 90 years.

If so inclined, donations in Helen’s name may be made to your favorite charity.

— Submitted by the family of Helen C. Davis

Story First Published: 2018-07-20