Geraldine E. Davis

June 23, 2012 - December 2, 2012
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Geraldine E. ‘Gerry’ Davis, age 88 of Lima died at 11:10 p.m., Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Wyngate Senior Living Center. She was born June 23, 1924 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She is the daughter of the late Harold and Lorena Brunswick Routson. She married Frank Alexander Muzleski who died April 28, 1973. She then married Robert Ryan who is deceased and went on to marry Harold Davis, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Davis previously worked at Krogers in Lima then most recently for United Telephone Company. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Lima and the Alter and Rosary Society. She was a volunteer at Lima Memorial Hospital for many years. She was a member of the Real Estate Investors Association, and a member of the Elks and Eagles Clubs in Lima. She loved to dance and spend time with her friends. In her earlier days, she was an avid horse lover and enjoyed traveling with her children to many different states for horse shows. She enjoyed traveling with friends and family to Las Vegas. She was a member of the Senior Citizens Bowling League. She took pleasure in spending time with her grandchildren and was their greatest fan in all their activities. She was always there to lend a helping hand. She was a member of Twin Lake Resort, Wapakoneta and enjoyed camping at various areas. She was a fun loving person and lived life to the fullest.

She is survives by 3 daughters – Patricia Ann (Paul) Elkins of Lima; Karen Sue (Charles) Epps of Cridersville; Carolyn Marie (Steve) Sheidler of Lima; a step son – Robert (Chris) Ryan of Cincinnati; 8 grandchildren – Jeff Elkins, Jason Elkins, Sheila Haas, Julie Allen, Todd Epps, Rick Sheidler, Kevin Sheidler, Crista Warrington; a step grandson – Tim Ryan; 11 Great Grandchildren; 1 brother – Donald (Theresa) Routson of Ada; 2 sisters – Marilyn Hance of Cridersville; Deanna (Wayne) Terry of Dallas, Texas.

She was preceded in death by Siblings – Jeanette Johns, Connie Woodell, Robert Routson, and Shirley Jean Goedde.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Father David Ross will officiate. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wyngate Senior Living Activities Fund, 1070 Gloria Avenue or St. John’s Catholic Church.

Geraldine E. ‘Gerry’ Davis, age 88 of Lima died at 11:10 p.m., Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Wyngate Senior Living Center. She was born June 23, 1924 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She is the daughter of the late Harold and Lorena Brunswick Routson. She married Frank Alexander Muzleski who died April 28, 1973. She then married Robert Ryan who is deceased and went on to marry Harold Davis, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Davis previously worked at Krogers in Lima then most recently for United Telephone Company. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Lima and the Alter and Rosary Society. She was a volunteer at Lima Memorial Hospital for many years. She was a member of the Real Estate Investors Association, and a member of the Elks and Eagles Clubs in Lima. She loved to dance and spend time with her friends. In her earlier days, she was an avid horse lover and enjoyed traveling with her children to many different states for horse shows. She enjoyed traveling with friends and family to Las Vegas. She was a member of the Senior Citizens Bowling League. She took pleasure in spending time with her grandchildren and was their greatest fan in all their activities. She was always there to lend a helping hand. She was a member of Twin Lake Resort, Wapakoneta and enjoyed camping at various areas. She was a fun loving person and lived life to the fullest.

She is survives by 3 daughters – Patricia Ann (Paul) Elkins of Lima; Karen Sue (Charles) Epps of Cridersville; Carolyn Marie (Steve) Sheidler of Lima; a step son – Robert (Chris) Ryan of Cincinnati; 8 grandchildren – Jeff Elkins, Jason Elkins, Sheila Haas, Julie Allen, Todd Epps, Rick Sheidler, Kevin Sheidler, Crista Warrington; a step grandson – Tim Ryan; 11 Great Grandchildren; 1 brother – Donald (Theresa) Routson of Ada; 2 sisters – Marilyn Hance of Cridersville; Deanna (Wayne) Terry of Dallas, Texas.

She was preceded in death by Siblings – Jeanette Johns, Connie Woodell, Robert Routson, and Shirley Jean Goedde.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Father David Ross will officiate. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wyngate Senior Living Activities Fund, 1070 Gloria Avenue or St. John’s Catholic Church.

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Date: Friday, December 7, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

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311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012

Time: 10:30 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

 

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Born: June 23, 2012
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