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Louise E. Davison

February 17, 1927 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 93)


Louise E. Davison, 93 of St. Paul, formerly of Palmer, Nebraska, passed away peacefully at Matelyn Retirement Community in St. Paul on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

In accordance with new guidelines, a Private Family Graveside Service will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Palmer.  A Celebration of Louise’s life will be held at a later date. 

Visitation will be from 2-6 P.M. on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in Palmer.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date. 

Louise was born on February 17, 1927 in Palmer Nebraska to George Verplank and Ella Freeland. She grew up in Palmer and graduated from Palmer High School.  She was united in marriage to Carl Davison, Jr. in Palmer, Nebraska on September 16, 1947.  The couple lived in Palmer for the rest of their lives where they raised their 6 children and a foster daughter. Louise was involved for over 50 years in the selling and distribution of Stanley Home Products, where she met and retained many friends over those years. She was a member of the First Church of Christ in Palmer, the Willing Workers Group of the Church, the Legion Auxiliary of the Burton Beyer Post, and Modern Moms in Palmer.

Louise enjoyed visiting with her family, extended and close. She was always making an extra effort to attend reunions, weddings and funerals while she was able.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Susan Herzig of Independence, Missouri, Bonnie Beed (Larry Bredthauer) of Grand Island, Rick (Vicki ) Davison  of Grand Island,  Audrey (Chuck)  Raynor of Hawthorne, Florida, Ann Vanosdall of Las Vegas, Nevada, Barry (Laura) Davison of Grand Island, foster daughter, Cheryl (Ed) Howard of Auburndale, Florida. 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Kolar of Wolbach, Barbara Meyer of Central City, sisters-in-law, Marjorie Verplank of Sidney and Vida Mae Verplank of Kearney; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carl and sons-in-law, Carl Beed, Dennis Vanosdall, and Gary Hameloth; brothers, Allen and Lee Verplank; and sister, Lida Friedrichsen.

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March 23, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home
802 Templin
Palmer, NE 68864

Private Family Interment

Rose Hill Cemetery
Between U and V Roads on 2nd Road
Palmer, NE 68864

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