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Stanley Amos Davis

Male 1924 - 2004  (80 years)

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  • Name Stanley Amos Davis 
    Nickname Amos 
    Born 24 Sep 1924 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Dec 2004  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3295  Rossville
    Last Modified 11 May 2018 

    Father Marion Francis Davis,   b. 10 Jan 1889, West Liberty, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1968, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Josephine Wells Elkins Davis,   b. 22 Dec 1899,   d. 15 Jul 1936  (Age 36 years) 
    Family ID F1555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy J Kovar Davis,   b. 5 Aug 1927, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1990, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1947  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Carolyn Ann Davis Sage
    +2. Beverly Jean Davis Martinek Lake
    Anniversary- Davis, Stanley and Dorothy
    Anniversary- Davis, Stanley and Dorothy
    Ruby Anniversary for
    Davis Couple
    Stanley and Dorothy Davis, Route 8, Topeka, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, February 13, followed by a dance at the Rossville American Legion hall in Rossville.

    Hosts will be their children: Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sage, Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Martinek, Delia; and their families.

    Mr. and Mrs. Davis were married January 31, 1947, in Topeka. They have three grandchildren.
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2017 13:20:47 
    Family ID F1558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Viola Lydia Kovar Chervenka Davis,   b. 7 Mar 1921, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 2009, College Station, Brazos County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1992  Rogers, Bell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage- Chervenka, Viola-Davis, Stanley
    Marriage- Chervenka, Viola-Davis, Stanley
    Chervenka/Davis Couple Exchange Vows in Texas

    Viola Kovar Chervenka, Rogers, Tex., became the bride of Stanley Davis, Topeka, in a double ring ceremony Saturday, September 26, 1992, at the Ocker Brethren Church at Zabcikville, Tex., with the Rev. Gene Kotrla officiating. Music was by the bride’s granddaughter, Susan Haisler Branes.

    Given in marriage by her son, W. Glen Chervenka, Bryan, Tex.; daughters, Delores Haisler, College Station, Tex.; and Esthere Luksa, Alamo Tex. The groom was presented by daughters, Carolyn Sage, Topeka, and Beverly Martinek, Wimberly, Tex.

    The bride wore a two-piece Seafoam suit of soft whispers of lace on her bridal suit, which featured a V-neckline with a tiny bow and pearl beads about the lace, three-quarter length sleeves and a fitted skirt.

    Maid of honor was Gladys Kovar, sister-in-law of the bride, Temple, Tex. Matron of honor was Leona Faulk, Rossville, cousin of the bride.

    Best man was A.W. “Tony” Machalek, Temple, Tex. Groomsman was Delbert Faulk, Rossville.

    Ring bearer was the bride’s great-granddaughter, Stephenie South, Waco, Tex. The bride’s cousin, Martha Machalek, Temple, Tex., was in charge of the registration table and guest book.

    Seating the guests were — Dustin Martinek, grandson of the groom, San Marco, Tex.; Kevin Chervenka, Austin, Tex., and Paul Haisler, College Station, Tex., grandsons of the bride. Thomas Luksa, grandson of the bride, ran the video.

    A reception followed in the Ocker Fellowship Hall. Serving at the bride’s table were the bride’s granddaughters, Cindy Chervenka DeWitt, Bryan, Tex.; Natalie Chervenka, Waco, Tex.; and Rebecca Luksa, Alamo, Tex. Serving the groom’s cake were the groom’s daughter, Carolyn Sage, and the groom’s granddaughter, Tracy Sage, both of Topeka. Coffee was served from a silver coffee service by the groom’s daughter, Beverly Martinek, Wimberly, Tex.

    A catered dinner was served to 75 guests before the dance. The dance was held at Seaton Star Hall at Sexton, Tex. The grand march was led by Glen and Freda Chervenka for the wedding party.
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 15:20:20 
    Family ID F588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    Obituary- Davis, Stanley
    Obituary- Davis, Stanley
    Stanley A. Davis

    ST MARYS -- Stanley A. Davis, 80, of Bryan, Texas, formerly of Rossville and Willard, Kan., died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004.

    He was born Sept. 24, 1924, at Rossville, the son of Marion and Josephine Davis.

    He was reared in rural Liberty County, Ky., as a young child, and moved to rural Shawnee County, Kan., in 1936, and graduated from Rossville High School in 1943. He served in the Army during World War II from July 1943 until November 1945 in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany, having landed on Normandy Beach.

    He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad, Rossville Massey Harris Implement Co. and Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka. He retired in 1981 after 26 years of service at the VA.

    He married Dorothy Kovar on Jan. 31, 1947, in Topeka. He was a member of Rossville Presbyterian Church. He was also a charter member and past commander of Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31, American Legion, at Rossville, and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

    He lived in the Willard community until Dorothy died on June 17, 1990. He then moved to Rio Grande Valley in Mission, Texas.

    He married Viola Kovar Chervenka on Sept. 26, 1992, in Rogers, Texas. He and Viola lived in the Bit-O-Heaven RV Park in Donna, Texas, in the winter months and on the Chervenka family farm in Rogers, Texas, in the summer months.

    He was a member of the Ocker Brethren Church in Zabcikville, Texas.
    Surviving are his wife, Viola, of Bryan, Texas; two daughters, Carolyn Sage and husband, Tom, Topeka, and Beverly Lake and husband, Andrew, Loveland, Colo.; a stepson, Glen Chervenka and wife, Freda, of Bryan, Texas; two stepdaughters, Delores Haisler and husband, Walter, of Bryan, Texas, and Esther Luksa and husband, Marvin, of Alamo, Texas; two sisters, Helen Thompson, Rossville, and Linda Korcal, Bullhead City, Ariz.; two brothers, Joe Davis, St. Marys, and Francis Davis, Rossville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; eight step grandchildren, and 11 step great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today at Ocker Brethren Church, Zabcikville, Texas. Sheffield Funeral Home is in charge of Texas arrangements.
    Graveside services and burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rossville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Piper Funeral Chapel in Rossville.
    Memorials may be made to the Jimmie Lillard Post No. 31, American Legion, and sent in care of the funeral chapel. Piper Funeral Chapel in Rossville is in charge of arrangements.
    Birth- Davis, Stanley
    Birth- Davis, Stanley
    Mr. and Mrs. Marion Davis announce the birth of a son Wednesday, September 24.