Vera M. Davison


OREGON – Vera M. Davison, age 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 at the Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling.  She was born July 7, 1925 the daughter of Leland and Cardine Anna (Kappenman) Kendel.

Vera graduated from Rochelle High School in 1942. She married Willis A. Davison on Dec. 10, 1950 in Mt. Morris. He preceded her in death in 2001. Vera was a former member of the Chana United Methodist Church. She liked to knit, crochet, and do puzzles. Her favorite snack was Cheetos. She loved to play bingo and when she won she would share her prizes with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Vera was predeceased by her husband Willis A. Davison, daughter Julie Greenfield, son Willis J. “Harley” Davison, sisters; Arlene King, Verla Chamrad, and June Hartsell. 

She is survived by her daughter-in-law Mary Lynn Davison of Dixon, sister Pearl Cuddy of Calif., grandchildren; Tonya Shaw, Anna Davison, Graham Greenfield, Jeni (Monty) Smith, D.J. Emmert, and Ryan (Jenny) Lavelle, great grandchildren; Mackenzie Shaw, Vincent Smith, Spenser (Nolan) Yocum, Emery Lavelle, Julian Lavelle, and Lennon Lavelle, Great Granddaughter Nora Yocum, and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th St., Oregon, IL with the Pastor David Rogula officiating. Visitation was prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home from 9-10 a.m. Burial will be at the Daysville Cemetery. A memorial fund is established for the Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.  Visit to leave a condolence.