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Shirle V. Davis

March 5, 1927 ~ September 8, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old


Shirle V. Davis, 96, of Chippewa Falls, died Friday, September 8, 2023 at Lake Hallie Memory Care in Lake Hallie under the care of Mayo Health Hospice.

                Shirle was born March 5, 1927 in South Milwaukee, the daughter of Gustav and Edna (Vanselow) Wendt.

                After graduating in 1944, Shirle worked for a lawyer and also waitressed in her Mother and Father’s Restaurant in Cudahy. On September 14, 1946, Shirle married Bernard Patrie and moved to Cadott, where she would soon learn to become a farmer’s wife which proved to be interesting for her. She also worked at the Northern Center for many years. After Bernard died in 1968, she met and married Clark Davis of Jim Falls in 1973. They enjoyed many years living on the river looking at the wildflowers and watching all eagles and wildlife. They also spent several winters in Texas and made many friends in their snowbird community. She loved watching all the grandkids, great grandkids and great great grandkids.

                Shirle is survived by one son, Ronald (Lydia) Patrie of Cadott; two daughters, Renee Foiles of Waupaca and Roberta Nyhus of Chippewa Falls; stepchildren, Larry Davis of Chippewa Falls Mary (Ron) Grunseth of Kenosha, Jackie (Rolf) Synaground of Coon Rapids, MN and Clara Jean (Roger) Taylor of Darwin, MN; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.

                Shirle was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Bernard and Clark; her parents; two brothers, Eugene and Russell Wendt; stepdaughter, Kathy Schindler; and grandson, Thomas Bernard Foiles.

                Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16 at Sacred Heart Church in Jim Falls. Rev. Eric Linzmaier will be celebrant of the Memorial Mass. Inurnment will be in St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in the town of Sigel at a later date.

                Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 16 at the church.

                Lunch will immediately follow Mass in the church basement.


A Memorial Mass for Shirle V. Davis was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Jim Falls.

                Rev. Eric Linzmaier was celebrant of the Memorial Mass assisted by Mass server, Peggy Lazarz. Inurnment was in St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in the town of Sigel.

                Music during the Mass was provided by Judy Brist. Readings were given by Megan Sedivy and Brandy Pecha. Gift bearers were Ann and Gaige Nyhus, Makenzie and Colin Makar.

                Urn bearers were Ryan Harm, Kodie Patrie, Alex Sedivy and Missy Wood.

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September 16, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church (Jim Falls)

Funeral Mass
September 16, 2023

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church (Jim Falls)


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