LaVerne G. Davis
LaVerne G. Davis, 81, of Sycamore passed away on Friday September 10, 2021 peacefully at home with his wife and children by his side.
He was born June 18th, 1940 in DeKalb, the son of Garrel and Esther (Drake) Davis. LaVerne married Alice Louise (Soar) Davis on September 15, 1962.
Following DeKalb High School, he worked nearly 30 years at DeKalb Seed Company and later with Duplex products, Ideal industries. LaVerne was part of the Walter Farms harvest team for many seasons where he enjoyed the camaraderie and friendships. He was an active father, always chaperoning kids activities and coaching baseball for many years. LaVerne was known for his simplicity, quick one liner comments, loyalty to friends-family and always putting in a full day's work.
He is survived by his wife Alice "Gus" (Soar) Davis, three children; Randall L. Davis of Eastpointe, Mi; Noel (Jim) Danielsen of DeKalb and Jim (Tami) Davis of Carmel Indiana. six grandchildren, Mairyah Danielsen, Drake Davis, Chelsea-Kaye (Clint) Mecklenburg, Tucker Davis, Trevor Davis and Mallory Davis. Two great grandchildren Brynnleigh and Brooks Mecklenburg; Sister Arline (Davis) Cooper and one sister-in-law Sally (Luoma) Davis.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father and two brothers Alan Davis and Wayne Davis.
Visitation will be at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb IL from 2:00-6:00 PM Tuesday September 14th.
A funeral service will follow immediately at 6:00 pm Tuesday where friends are welcome to attend. The burial service will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Davis Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com
or call 815-756-1022.
Published by Daily Chronicle from Sep. 13 to Sep. 14, 2021.