Elna E. Davis
June 24, 1938 - November 9, 2011
Elna E. Davis (nee Hoff), Age 73, a resident of Naperville, IL, for 27 years, formerly of Williamsville, N.Y., died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at Community Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Naperville after a short illness.
She was born June 24, 1938, in Foley, AL. Loving wife of Lyle E. Davis, formerly of Baldwinsville, whom she married Dec. 5, 1959, beloved mother of Mary Patricia "Pati" Davis Pineda of Veracruz, Mexico, and John William Davis of London, England, adored grandmother of José Ramón, Ana Michelle and Laura Elizabeth, devoted daughter of Gustav and Evelyn Hoff, dear sister of the late Terrence Hoff, fond aunt of Lisa Hoff Shipley.
Elna grew up in Mobile, AL, and Jackson, MS, and completed nursing school at the Mobile Infirmary School of Nursing. A registered nurse, she served for a year as school nurse at Madison Junior High School in Naperville and was employed for many years at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Elna was a member of River Glen Presbyterian Church, Naperville, was an avid knitter and enjoyed riding her bicycle.
Memorial visitation: 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, at River Glen Presbyterian Church, 1140 Raymond Drive, Naperville with memorial services at 11 a.m. in the church with Rev. David Boumgarden officiating. Future Inurnment: Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Edward Foundation, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540, (630) 527-3954.