Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Geraldine M. Davis, 98, Montrose

Geraldine M. K. Davis, 98, Montrose

Geraldine Mable Kayser Davis, 98 of Montrose died Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Montrose Health Care Center in Montrose, IA.

     She was born March 4, 1922 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of Robert and Lily Saxxe Kayser.  On September 10, 1938 she was united in marriage to Russell Rudd in Kahoka, MO.  He preceded her in death on November 30, 1965.  On January 19, 1966 she was married to Hughie Davis in Keokuk, IA.  He preceded her in death on October 2, 1966.

     Geraldine worked at Sheller Globe as a finishing operator for twenty and a half years before retiring in 1984.  

     She enjoyed playing cards especially euchre. She also enjoyed dancing and listening to music.  She was a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan.  

     She is survived by her daughter, Deanna (Larry) Weirather, her son, George (Martha) Rudd all of Montrose, eight grandchildren, Vickie Blanford, Jeff Weirather, Neal Weirather, Jason Rudd, Eric Rudd, Travis Rudd, Deverie Rudd and Ashley Curiel, seventeen great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

     Besides her husbands she was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Russell Rudd, a daughter Shirley Joann Rudd, a grandson, Chad Rudd, daughter in law, Bonnie Rudd, three sisters, Frankie Rosencrans, Charlotte Hays and Dorothy Brookhart and four brothers, Cary Kayser, John Kayser, George Kayser and Robert Kayser. 

     A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, at the Sunset Memorial Park in Keokuk.

     There will be no visitation.

     The Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk is assisting the family with arrangements. 

     Memorials may be made to the Every-Step Hospice.

     Online condolences may be left for the family at

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