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Maxine "Max" Joyce Davis

November 12, 1931 - March 28, 2021
From: Spencer, IA
Maxine "Max" Joyce Davis

Maxine "Max" Joyce Davis

Born: November 12, 1931
Died: March 28, 2021
Age: 89

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     Maxine Joyce Davis, the daughter of William and Agnes (Nemmers) Dunt was born November 12, 1931 in Cresco, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Cresco area, where she attended school and graduated from Assumption High School in Cresco in 1950.

     Maxine married Benjamin Davis  on October 25, 1951 in Cresco, IA. They moved to Spencer, IA in 1964, where Max worked as a medical secretary for Dr. Edington’s office and later for Spencer Surgeons, until her retirement in 1999.

     Maxine enjoyed traveling, being active outdoors, playing cards, and especially spending time with her family. She was a 50-year member of Catholic Daughters, Study Clubs, Bridge Clubs, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. She was proud to have her poetry posted in American Treasurer in 1999.

     Maxine passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer, at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ben, and brothers: Kenneth Dunt & Merlin Dunt.

     Left to cherish her memory are her 3 children: Deborah Davis of Ankeny, IA, Richard (Julie) Davis of Eugene, OR and Danford (Shannon) Davis of Highlands, NJ; as well as granddogs, Sam, Fang & Miller and grandcats, Mac & Lucy Lu; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

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The funeral services will be livestreamed at the church and can be viewed during or after the day of the services on the link above.

Funeral services will take place 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 31, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer.

A future Celebration of Life will be held for everyone to join later this summer.
Father William Schreiber
Mike Kaschmitter
Betty Kaschmitter
Gale Gruhn
Terry Gruhn

Honorary Pallbearers:
Trudy Elbert
John Elbert
Mary Olson
Sheldon Olson
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa


Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:55 PM
“So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed Maxine. She will be missed.”
- Margaret Molitor
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:55 PM
“So sorry to hear of Max’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. May God give you all peace & comfort.”
- Dee Kilpatrick
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 2:55 PM
“I was so saddened to hear of Max's passing. What a special lady! I just watched the Mass online and it was a great tribute to her. Great to see and hear Fr Bill again and great music. My condolences to her family...she will be missed.”
- Nancy Hill
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 8:20 PM
“So sorry to hear of Max’s passing. I always enjoyed our conversations and helping her out when needed. She was a good neighbor and will be missed. Rest In Peace Max. ”
- Doug & Joleen Wittrock
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:05 PM
“We were so sorry to hear of your loss I remember the good old days with her Mickey and Fran and all the rest of the good old dr. Eddington group our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family”
- Steve and Barb Meyer
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:05 PM
“Max was a joy to work with at our surgeon’s office and a very fine lady indeed. Our sincere Christian Condolences. Brian and Sheri”
- Brian and Sheri Luepke
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:05 PM
“My sympathies Deb, I always enjoyed talking to Max when Mom was at RVT. She was a fun lady. Your in my prayers.”
- Diane Darr
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:05 PM
“Maxine was such a joy to know. Her and Ben were always so thoughtful and kind. We sat next to them for many years at Sacred Heart. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.”
- Tim and Dianne Eagan
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:05 PM
“Maxine was a wonderful lady. I said the rosary with Max and her friends at assisted living and she was always pleasant and fun. A special lady.”
- Joan Kallsen
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:05 PM
“Deb and all~~ We so very very sorry to hear about your mother!! Oh my gosh, what a awesome woman! I really loved visiting with her. You have our deepest sympathy! She will be missed.”
- Gayle & Bryan Bailey
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 8:50 AM
“So sorry to hear about Max, she was a great person to be around. She always had a hug and a smile when we had to fix something. She will be missed.”
- Todd & Amy Jo Doyle
Monday, March 29, 2021 at 8:56 PM
“I'm so sorry for the loss of your mom I have missed her alot and she will be missed”
- Donna Koch
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