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Michael E.  Davis
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Michael E. Davis

Age 58 of Owosso passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Memorial Healthcare.

Funeral Services will be held 11am Friday, December 8, 2017 at Nelson-House Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, December 7 from 2pm to 8pm.

Michael was born June 11, 1959 in Detroit, the son of William and June (Rocheleau) Davis.

He earned a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science and Nursing Degree from South Adventist College as well as attending Michigan State University.

Michael was a passionate collector of Old Paper Road Maps going back to the early trails, extended collection of the 1971 Plymouth Baracuda model car. He enjoyed Genealogy, tracing his family roots back to England. He also eagerly researched for other family and friends.

He married JoEllen Gilbert in St. Clair Shores on June 22, 1984.

Michael was employed for 28 years at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor as a SICU nurse.

Michael's family made his life whole. He cherished and loved them all and the time they spent together. His children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to him next to the love of his life, and best friend, his wife Jo.

He is survived by his wife JoEllen; daughters Jamae Elizabeth (James "Bud") Nelson and Jo Ann Louise (Mitchell) Radelt; son James Gilbert (Beth) Pauley; mother June; grandchildren Jennifer (Adam) Whitlach, James Prescott (Mindy) Nelson, Morgana Radelt, Mitchell Radelt Jr., Miranda (James) Bassett, Merrick Radelt, James Pauley and Dustin Pauley; great-grandchildren Daniel Andrew, Jane, James, Alivia, Inara, Leanna and Dominic; siblings William (Mary) Davis, Barbara Davis and Brenda Maffor; beloved nieces, nephews and many other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father William Davis and brother-in-law Sam Maffor.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Shiawassee County Humane Society

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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867





11:00 AM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Cemetery Details


Oak Hill Cemetery

1101 S. Washington Street
Owosso, MI 48867


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