Marjorie Davis

May 13, 1944 – March 14, 2020


Marjorie Davis, 75, of O’Fallon, Mo., formerly of Algona, and wife of the late Jack Davis, passed away March 14, 2020, at National Health Care in St. Charles, Mo.

She was born May 13, 1944 in rural Algona to Orville and Irene Holdren. Marjorie attended Algona High School and worked at several businesses in Algona before working at the Algona Police Department in 1974 as the city’s first meter maid and occasionally as a radio dispatcher and jail matron.

She relocated with her husband Jack to Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks in 1982 where they started a painting business, which Marjorie managed, but her real passion was taking care of others. She started babysitting infants and small children, but later cared for the elderly where she would see to their everyday needs and transported them to appointments. Marjorie moved to the St. Louis area in 2016 to be closer to her children.

Marjorie is survived by her children, Scott of O’Fallon, Mo., and Kimberly of Mascoutah, Ill.; grandchildren, Josh of Mascoutah, Ill., Elijah and Taylor of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Lauren of Gainesville, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Paisley and Sutton; and sister Shirley Ostwald of Whittemore.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., July 25, at Faithbridge Church, 901 Hwy 42, Osage Beach, Mo. The service will also be available for friends and family unable to attend to view at during the service. Graveside services will be held at a later date at East Lawn Cemetery in Algona.

The Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is assisting the family.

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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