Norman Scott Davis
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Norman Scott Davis of Arlington Heights A requiem eucharist will be held in honor of Norman Scott Davis, 69, at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at St. Simon's Episcopal Church, 717 Kirchoff Road, Arlington Heights. It will be followed by a lunch in the parish hall. Born July 19, 1937, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Norman Leo "Jack" and Dorothy Louise (nee Marsh) Davis, he died of a brain tumor on Monday, June 4, 2007, at home. Following graduation from the University of Iowa, he married his high school sweetheart, Winifred A. (nee Miller) Davis in 1960, and moved to Arlington Heights. Scott's business career was always in retailing, first with Marshall Field's, then with Sears where he worked for more than 20 years as a senior textile buyer, and finally he joined Whiting Manufacturing as vice president in charge of sales. Following his retirement, Scott became very active in volunteer work. Rotary, Heifer International, Arlington Heights Park District, Arlington Heights Historical Society and Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) were some of the organizations in which he participated. His main service was to his church, St. Simon's Episcopal. Over the years, he held various positions. Most recently, he directed the Lay Eucharistic Ministry. He and Wendy are members of the Circumnavigator's Club, where Scott was on the board. Scott is survived by his wife, Wendy; and three sons, Scott (Rose) of Des Moines, Iowa, Stuart (Julie) of Arlington Heights and Chris (Toni) of Arlington Heights. He was a wonderful grandfather and "Great Baloney" to Brandon, Allison and William of Des Moines, James, Anna and Rebekah of Arlington Heights,and Jack and Christopher Jr. of Arlington Heights. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his parents-in-law. Memorial contributions can be made to the Scott Davis Memorial Fund at St. Simon's Episcopal Church. Contributions will be used for church service projects. Arrangements were made by Oehler Funeral Home, Arlington Heights Chapel, 847-253-5423.

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Published in Daily Herald from Jun. 6 to Jun. 7, 2007.
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June 11, 2007
Dear, dear Davis family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Your dear dad blessed all of us with his warmth and authenticity. Wendy, you have been the Proverbs 31 wife and mother. What a blessing it is to know that he is with Jesus, as He prayed in John 17:24, and that we will join him to be together for eternity. Family Camp will never be the same. I love you all and will hold you close in prayer.
Sunny Moore
June 6, 2007
Wendy and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. My memory of Scott is of unfailing graciousness and a lovely laugh...a perfect never to be forgotten PiPhi man! Cherish the good memories.
Love, Anna and John
Anna Osborn
June 6, 2007
Wendy and sons: Sorry to hear today about your tremendous loss. Scott put up a great fight. My condolences to all of you. Gary Sheffert
Gary Sheffert
June 6, 2007
Dear Wendy and Family,
Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of of your loving husband, father and grandfather. My experiences with Scott and the Rotary Club will never be forgotten. Scott's passion for those in need was an example for all Rotarians. He will live in our hearts and is truly missed. With thoughts and prayers. Proudly a fellow Rotarian. Kris Stabler
Kristine Stabler
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