Carolyn Davis, 86, of Spring Valley

Carolyn Davis

Carolyn “Carol” M. Davis, 86, of Spring Valley, died on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Madonna Towers in Rochester. 

She was born on Jan. 4, 1932, in Rochester, to Carl and Merle (Nash) Week.

She graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1950.

Following graduation, she was united in marriage to Roland “Speed” Davis on Oct. 14, 1951.

The couple lived in Spring Valley before moving to Silver Bay, Minn., for a short time, and then moved back to Spring Valley. She retired from Olmsted Medical after many years of employment. Some of her hobbies included camping, wood carving, quilting, sewing and playing bridge and other card games. The couple enjoyed traveling in their motorhome, especially to Fort Meyers Beach. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Brenda (Steven “Weebs”) Sheldon of Spring Valley, Dana (Jon) Kuehn of Spring Valley, Debra Fetterly of Spring Valley and Jaclyn (Brian) Knudsen of Lakeville, Minn.; her grandchildren, Tracy (Aron) Adkins of Eau Claire, Wis., Eric (Jamie) Sheldon of Waconia, Minn., Kristi Kuehn-Jack of Grand Meadow, Jordan (Britt) Fetterly of Stewartville, Jenna Fetterly of Wauwatosa, Wis., and Ethan Knudsen and Caleb Knudsen of Lakeville, Minn.; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland in 2015; a sister, Shirley McLaughlin and one granddaughter, Kaysie Kerr.

Funeral services for her were held on Wednesday, July 18, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Deanna Woodward officiating. Burial followed in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made towards cancer research or Alzheimer’s research.

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