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Lucille Davis 1929 - 2019
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Lucille Davis 1929 - 2019

Lucille Davis, 89, passed away Jan. 31, 2019, at Medicalodges of Great Bend. She was born April 24, 1929, at Hays, to Anton Fredrick and Mary (Pfeifer) Meis. She married Richard Lewis Davis on Dec. 31, 1947, at Garden City. He died Oct. 6, 2007.

A lifetime Great Bend resident, Lucille was a homemaker. She loved gardening, cooking, sewing and reading. She was an excellent wife, mother, grandmother and gave the best hugs.  

Survivors include, one son, Richard Davis Jr. and wife Mary of Great Bend; three daughters, Patricia Skelton of Great Bend, Deborah Durler and partner Jim VanDyke of Branson, Mo. and Cynthia Carter of Great Bend; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Mary Meis; her husband, Richard Davis; three brothers, Fred Meis, Gilbert Meis, Albert Meis; and three sisters, Agnes Meis, Mary Staab, Ida Kuhn. 

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sun. Feb. 3, 2019, at Bryant Funeral Home, with family present from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Pastor Larry Schumacher presiding. Interment will be in the Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Kindred Hospice, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 3, 2019