Friday, September 11, 2015 ~ 11:00 a.m.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Military Honors by American Legion #129
Thursday, September 10, 2015 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska
American Legion #129 or St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Ethel I. Davis, 92 of Ashland, NE, died Sunday, September 6, 2015 at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo. She was born March 15, 1923 in Ottawa, KS to Charles and Mabel (Williams) Ikenberry. She graduated from Ottawa High School in 1942. She also graduated from Helen Templeton Beauty School in Kansas City. Ethel served her country for two years in the U.S. Navy until she was honorably discharged in 1946.
Ethel enjoyed her family and grandchildren, traveling, and being part of the Stir-up parade with the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion #129 and the American Legion Auxiliary #129. She was a past member of Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ashland.
She is survived by children, Steve (Pam) Davis of Overland Park, KS, Don Davis of Kansas City, MO, Joyce Kathy (Doug) Smith of Murdock, Laura (Rick) Kempkes of Ashland, and Jeff (Sue) Davis of Ithaca; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Lois) Ikenberry of Palmyra; sister, Lucy Ann (Bill) Masek of Syracuse.
She was preceded in death by special friend, Jerry Stander; parents, Charles and Mabel Ikenberry; step-mother, Hilda Ikenberry; sisters, Maureen, Vivian, and Charlene.