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Tanner Davis

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Tanner Rigsbee Davis, age 80, died on July 24 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 52 years to Jill, nee Lonnquist; loving father of Scott, Cynthia (John Reagle), Karen (Bryan) Alsip, Jennifer (David) Hardy and the late Kathryn; dear grandfather of eight. Born April 29, 1932 in St. Louis, MO, he graduated from Evanston Township High School in 1950, attended Penn State University and graduated with a B.A. in American History from the University of Illinois in 1954. He worked as an insurance broker for J.N. Davis & Co. Tanner loved to travel, especially to their Sun Valley, ID home. A memorial service will be held on Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. at Kenilworth Union Church, 211 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley, 100 Croy Creek Rd., Hailey, ID 83333.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 26, 2012
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