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“Colleen, so sorry for your loss. He was a good man. I'm glad I got to know you too when my dad was there. I'm sending thoughts and prayers to you and...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kari Evans - Newark, OH

“So sorry for your guys loss you all including Howie were amazing such an honor to have met all of you guys my prayers thoughts and love go out to you...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lacey Loomis - Vassar, MI

“Colleen:I am so sorry for your loss. My mother was in Medilodge in 2015 and I always enjoyed seeing your smiling face and the devotion you showed...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Buss - Birch Run, MI

“Colleen and family I'm very sorry for you're loss.. You're such a great wife/person and you always brightened up my day when you came in. Howard was...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Bridget Bess - Millington, MI

“Dear family, It was my pleasure to get to know you all while caring for Howie. I'm sorry it was under these circumstances. He rests comfortably now....Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Eviline Bosserdet - Birch Run, MI

“Colleen, Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved husband. We're going to miss seeing your smiling face every day at the nursing home. ...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Connie Miller - Frankenmuth, MI

“Colleen I enjoyed the time that Howey and I roomed together. Your cheerful attitude always brightened my day. You were a wonderful wife to Howey. I...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Dean Wise - Frankenmuth

“Ann and Gary,<br />We are so sorry to hear about your Dad. It's such a difficult thing to lose a parent. We pray the memories of his time...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Linda and Roger Roslund - MI

“Russ and Rory,Sending you my warmest condolences and wishing you peace during this difficult time. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Marybeth Koski - Harbor Beach, MI

“Colleen and family, It has been my pleasure to help care for Howie. My heart and prayers are with you. We know he is in heaven doing his favorite...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Lou Moore - Flushing, MI

“Aunt Colleen,Annette and I share in your sorrow. We will always cherish all the times we spent with Uncle Howie. You and your family will remain in...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: John Rozinski Jr., - Jonesboro, GA

“Thinking of you Aunt Collen, Ann, Russ, Connie, and Julie.Sending my love. Debbie ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Nagayda - Otisville, MI


Howard Humes Davis, age 85 years, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, with his family by his side at Medilodge of Frankenmuth. He was born in Tuscola Township, Michigan on May 23, 1931 to the late Russell and Ilda (Humes) Davis. Howard was a life-long farmer and retired from the General Motors Parts and Service Center in Swartz Creek where he was a member of U.A.W. Local 659. He loved the outdoors, hunting, woodworking, spending time in the woods, traveling and sitting by the creek with his wife. On July 26, 1948, he married the former Colleen M. Chatters and she survives him. He also leaves 4 children: Ann (Gary) Miner, Russell (Rory) Davis, Constance (Paul) Vernot and Julie (William) Stacer, 12 grandchildren: Lisa (Samuel) Estes, Jeffrey (Julie) Miner, Adele (Phillip) Martin, Andrea (Elias) Amash, Thomas (Sheila) Vernot, Susan Vernot, John (Martha) Vernot, Michael Vernot, James (Monica) Vernot, Bradley (Lori) Stacer, Joshua (Amanda) Stacer and Brett Stacer, 26 great-grandchildren, as well as 2 sisters: Marjorie Squire and Marian Kosha. He was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Adams. Private family services have taken place with interment in Tuscola Township Cemetery. Pastor Greg Shepherd officiated. Memorial contributions can be made to Tuscola Community Church or a charity of the donor's choice.