Diana Lynn Davis

July 29, 1950 ~ February 13, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Diana Lynn Davis, 72, died peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2023, at MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center.  She was a long-time resident of Des Moines, IA.  A celebration of life gathering will be held from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Simpson United Methodist Church, 2600 E. Capitol Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Simpson Church or the family.  Arrangements are with Historic Bruce Funeral Home of Fort Dodge. 

Diana was born July 29, 1950, in Osceola, IA, the daughter of Howard E. and Noma M. (Hull) Burgher.  She was the eldest of five.  She graduated from Tech High School in 1968.  Diana worked for Titan Tire for many years.  She married her late husband:  Thomas A. Davis in September 1974.

Diana is survived by her son:  Erik Davis; her daughters:  Amanda Davis-Mabe (Jay Mabe) and Mary Berry (Marc Berry); 8 grandchildren:  Carter Davis, Blake Mabe (Alex Wroten), Trenton Davis, Jackson Mabe, Sofie Davis, Duke Berry, JayLynn Mabe and Arya Berry.  She is also survived by her brother:  Norman (Bump) Burgher and 2 sisters:  Lynita Essley and Jeanie Burgher, as well as many loved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents:  Howard Burgher and Noma (Burgher) Byrd; and her brother:  Howard (Pete) Burgher; as well as many other loved ones.

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