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Josephine Davis

October 25, 1936 — February 3, 2023


Josephine Davis


Josephine Riedle Davis

October 25, 1936 - February 3, 2023

Josephine Edela Davis, 86, passed away Friday, February 3, 2023 after struggling with dementia and other complications. She was born November 21, 1936, in Greybull, Wyoming to Edela and Charles Reidil. 

Josephine graduated from Basin High School, Class of 1953. She then went to St Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado where she worked and earned her nursing certificated after 3 years. Soon after she met and married James Davis on December 21, 1959 in Cody, WY. She then worked as a nurse in Cody, Basin, and Worland Wyoming. She and her husband James Davis then moved to Arizona in 1980. In the year 2000 they moved back to Wyoming to live out the rest of their lives. 

Josephine was predeceased by her Mother, Edela and Father, Charles Reidil, her sister, Charlotte Weinberger, and her son, James Davis. 

Surviving, in addition to her husband James Davis of Powell, WY, son Charles Earl Davis and wife Katia Davis of Powell, WY and son Glen Davis of Arizona. Grandchildren Amanda J Bruton, husband Mike 
Bruton of Molt, Montana, Angela N Kunda and husband Marcus Kunda of Las Vegas, Nevada, Colter Davis of Powell, WY, Lee Davis of 
Scottsdale, Arizona, Sonya Davis Robles and husband Severiano Robles of Mesa, Arizona, Will Davis of Arizona and Mike E. Molzahn of Lake Havaso, Arizona, Tosca Saltz and husband Kevin Peskuric of 
Washington DC, Giandor Iwunwa-Salfz and husband Michael Iwunwa of Georgia, and Venice Burton and husband Travis Burton of Evanston, WY. Great grandchildren Madalyn, Chloe, and Calvin Kunda, Beau and Rhettlie Bruton, Logan Robles and Chioma Iwunwa-Saltz.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, February 11, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Mountain time)

Basin Cemetery

Basin, WY 82410

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