Dennis Davis

Dennis Davis age 65 of Hudson died peacefully August 15th.

An extraordinary, gentle and honest man who lived a full and colorful life. Lovingly remembered for his liberal views and his propensity for details, he always had a compassion for those who were less fortunate & struggling in this world. Standing shoulder to shoulder with Julie, he was a devoted husband for 23 years & a loving and immensely proud father to sons Reason and Madison.

He adored his dog Stella, and was grateful to have a number of people throughout his life that he considered good friends. Full of quick sarcastic wit, he enjoyed nature’s beauty & bounty, thoughtful & spirited conversations, fishing, horse-racing, reading, coaching Madison’s baseball team and playing DND with Reason and his pals.

Formal education rewarded Denny several advance degrees and a Ph.D., but being a student in the 60’s rewarded him with a passion for civil rights, the women’s movement, and social justice. What followed was a career serving the non-profit and underprivileged communities in the Twin Cities. He was proud of his work.

We will miss his lengthy explanations, horse-racing tips, muffins in the morning and orange-ups at night, numerous organizational charts, incredible smarts (especially at homework time) and his delicious winter chili.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Denny’s memory can be made directly to Julie, and she promises to honor his wishes.

A celebration of Denny’s life will be held on August 28, 7pm at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St. Hudson WI

Casual attire expected, baseball hats welcome.

Please join the family

Julie, Reason, Madison, and Stella

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

First Presbyterian Church

1901 Vine Street

Hudson, WI

7 p.m.

Music and Memories, Pie and Sweets,

Some time to talk and say your piece!

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