Patricia L. Davis

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April 4, 1929 ~ November 18, 2016

Patricia L. Davis, 87, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Nov. 18, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. She was born April 4, 1929 in Des Moines, IA to Glenn and Marjorie Sweet, the 5th child in what was to become a family of 11 children. Being a child of the Depression, Patricia and her family found themselves moving around, eventually landing in Vancouver while she was a young girl.
In the late 60's Patricia and her husband, Gene, formed the beer distributorship of Davis Northwest Distributing. She helped in all aspects of the business, including delivering beer with her own route in the Gorge.
Patricia was mostly a homebody and loved spending time with her family. Her knitting abilities were remarkable. She made many beautiful items through the years. Bingo was another leisure activity she enjoyed, inviting anyone who wanted to join her. Square Dancing and Line Dancing were two other activities she also enjoyed.
Patricia is survived by her children, Linda (Mike) Hudson, Margie (Karl) Hofman and Ron Nelson; grandchildren, Scott Salvato, Brian Salvato, Andrea Brown, Aaron Hofman, Tod Hofman, Randy Nelson, Lindsay Nelson, Kevin Nelson, Mathew Hudson and Michael Hudson; long-time companion, Andy DiMetruk; sister, Sandra Kyser; 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Davis.
A graveside service for Patricia will be 11:00 a.m., Sat., Nov. 26, 2016 at Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, WA.
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Published in The Columbian on Nov. 23, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Vancouver Funeral Chapel | Funeral Homes Vancouver WA
110 East 12th Street | Vancouver, WA 986603226 | (360) 693-3633
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