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Obituaries

Obituaries

Vera Marie Reinfeld Davis 1920 - 2006 Topeka

Services for Vera Marie Reinfeld Davis, 85, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at West Side Christian Church in Topeka. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka.Mrs. Davis died Monday, May 15, 2006, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.She was born Sept. 9, 1920, near Westphalia, the daughter of Orville L. and J. Mable Reinfeld. She moved as a child to Iola, where she attended public school. She also lived in Chanute, Independence, Kan., and Manhattan before moving to Topeka. Mrs. Davis was active in the Parent Teacher Assn. and other school support work. She served as docent for the ERC Designers Showhouse. She was a member of West Side Christian Church and several bridge groups.She married Lester R. Davis on Nov. 16, 1941, in Iola. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Robert E. "Bob" Davis, Lawrence; a sister, Marguerite Nelson, Edmond, Okla.; and two grandsons, Steven M. Davis, Lawrence, and Paul James Davis, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia.A son, James B. Davis, died in 1995.Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel in Topeka, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the church, 432 S.W. Lindenwood, Topeka 66606.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.