Jennie M. Davies

McDONALD – Jennie M. Davies, 86, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Shepherd of the Valley in Niles.

Jennie was born March 17, 1928, in Girard, to parents Wayne Rauhala and Maltilda Perko.

Jennie married Ludwig “Bud” Davies on May 31, 1947, and together they had three wonderful children.

Jennie was a homemaker and member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Warren. She loved gardening, embroidery, bingo, cards and making Finnish Nissua bread.

Surviving Jennie are her children, Glenn V. (June) Davies of Mineral Ridge, Wayne D. (Doris) Davies of Champion and Noreen M. (Jesse) Husk, with whom she made her home for 10 years in McDonald; brothers, Robert Perko of Columbus and William Perko of Mineral Ridge; sister, Virginia Perko of McDonald; grandchildren, Glenn “Bip” Davies, Eric Davies, David (Kristin) Davies, Rob (Jen ) Davies, Racheal Solida and Rebecca Shaffer; great-grandchildren, Justin, Zoey, Landen, Chase and Cayden; two stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

Jennie was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Shirley Kohn.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Mineral Ridge Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Interment will take place in Pineview Cemetery. The family would like to thank all the medical staff who has helped with Jennie’s care during her illness.

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