Davis, Dorothy (Mrs. Zean) of Plano, born January 15, 1915, died, Monday, December 27, 2010 at Rush -Copley Medical Center in Aurora. She is survived by daughters Patricia Sutker and Barbara Davis, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two sisters. With her husband, Mrs. Davis founded and operated Davis Manufacturing Company. Later they purchased and managed Davis Construction Company, which she continued to operate for 20 years after his death. She owned and managed Davis Apartments in Plano, assisted by her grandson, Tim Holt. She was a charter member of the Fox Valley YMCA and served on its Board of Directors. As an Alderperson from Plano Ward 2, she served as Chairperson of the Finance Committee. She was actively involved in Planos Economic Development Commission and its Comprehensive Development Program. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 30, 2010 from 10:30 A.M. until the time of service at noon at the Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home, Sandwich, IL. Friends and family are invited for luncheon at the funeral home and then to the interment at Elerding Cemetery in Sheridan, IL at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to The Timothy Davis Holt Scholarship Fund, 2017 Pauline Pl. Plano, IL, or to The Wyatt Kyle Sutker SMA Foundation, 10928 Harmel Dr., Columbia, MD. 41022, or to The Fox Valley YMCA, 3875 Eldamain Rd., Plano, IL 60545. For more information or to sign the online guestbook go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com. Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home 606 E. Arnold Road Sandwich, IL 60548 815-786-2165
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Published in Beacon News on Dec. 29, 2010