Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

July 14, 2013

Gisela R. Davis

Sept. 26, 1939 - July 7, 2013


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Gisela R. Davis, 73, Kokomo, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at her home. She was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Willsbach Kr. Heibronn, Germany, to Herrman Wilhelm and Elsa Caroline (Wieland) Rohrback. On Sept. 8, 1956, in Germany, she married Billy L. Davis, and he preceded her in death on May 13, 1998.

She retired from General Motors on Aug. 1, 1998. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1152, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary 255, the K.O.F.F. Club and the Kokomo Senior Center. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, hiking, traveling, and attending the social activities of the various clubs she was a member of. Family, friendship, kindness, laughter and joy were all important essentials to her happiness.

She is survived by her children, Katherine K. Davis, Michael S. (Andrea) Davis, and Vincent A. (Maureen) Davis; and grandchildren, Sadie Howe, Ashton Howe, Jacob Davis, Drew Davis, Taylor Davis, Jerry Davis, Karina Davis, Grayson Davis, Gabrielle Davis and Emerson Davis.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ricky L. Davis; and brothers, Guenter and Wilhelm Rohrback.

There will be a memorial visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society (The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative). Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.