Mary Lucille Davis
(nee Beckman) died on June 11, 2018, at the age of 84.
She was born to
Edward and Sabena (Berg) Beckman on January 18, 1934, in Gary, IN.
She married Jerome
F. Davis on November 5, 1955, at St. Marks Church, Gary, IN; who survives.
They were married for 62 years.
Children of Lucille
Davis are Loretta (Wayne) Davis McKinstry from Springfield, IL, Julie (Ron)
Olthoff of Crown Point, IN, Audrey Worthington of Morgantown, Joseph
(Cheryl) Davis of Valparaiso, Philip (Lorna) Davis of Spring Grove, IL,
Teresa (Frank) McGinley of Valparaiso, and Pauline (Jim) Dravet of Marana,
Gregory (Demi) Mikels, Alan Worthington, Colleen (Brandon) Scholes, Carla
(Jesse) Edmiston, Sarah (Jon) Davis Reitinger, Michael Davis, Kathleen
Davis, Eric (Karrigan) McGinley, and Justine McGinley. Step-grandchildren
are Jennifer (Jim) Soper, Alyssa (Rob) Steven, and Kathleen (John) Lynn.
She is also
survived by her brother, James P. Beckman, and sisters Dorothy Pictor,
Catherine Ochs, and Carolyn Anello, as well as her in laws, Margaret Beckman
and Paul Davis, along with many nieces and nephews.
She is also
preceded in death by her brother, John Beckman, her brothers-in-law, Earl
Ochs, Bob Pictor, and her sisters-in-law, Donna Beckman and Jane Lamey.
from Lew Wallace High School in 1952, from St. Mary Mercy School of Nursing
in 1955, and graduated from IUN in 1987 with a BA in Psychology.
After raising her
family, she went back to nursing part-time for 15 years. Lucille was a
family historian and a member of NWIGS, Friends of the Westchester Library,
the Duneland Stamp Club in Michigan City, IN, Northern Indiana Philatelic
Society in South Bend, and a member of APS. Lucille liked to travel, crochet
and go to lunch with retirees.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Saint Patrick
Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN, with Father Jon Plavcan
The family will
receive friends on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
A Private Graveside
Service will take place at a later date.
may be given to the Share Foundation, 6357 N 300 E, LaPorte, IN, 46350.
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