Anita Mae Davis, born July 2, 1934 to William Edwin and Frieda Canfield at their home in rural Downing, died January 20, 2015 in the peace and comfort of her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her children: Bryan & Carolyn Davis and Stephen & Beth Almquist. She is also survived by her grandchildren Noel and Rachel Davis, Ronny Perez Jr., Elijah & Stephanie Perez, Andrea & Brain Faber, Abraham Perez, Wesley and Evenstar Forbach, Rebeckah Perez, and her 20 great-grandchildren.
She is already missed by sisters Judy Helgeson and Pat Schoonover (Virgil), and brother Bill (Jeane) of Columbus, New Mexico, and many cousins and classmates.
Anita battled cancer, respiratory and heart failure, and finally traded in her earthly body for a brand new heavenly one!
She has now joined her husband Frank Davis and Jesus to walk on Heaven’s streets of gold!
She attended Best Valley Grade School, and finished 8th grade at Bolen. She was a graduate of Boyceville High School Class of 1952, the salutatorian. Her working years were spent in Los Angeles, CA with the Orlando Spring Co. as chief inspector. She retired at the age of 70 and moved to Flagstaff to be near her daughter.
Services were held Saturday, January 24 in the Malapais room at The Peaks Senior Living Community in Flagstaff, AZ. Burial of cremains will be at a later date in the Township of New Haven Cemetery.