James Davey (1946 – 2012)

James E. Davey, age 66 a resident of Kenosha, died Tuesday may 22nd 2012 at his residence.

Born on March 26th 1946 in Kenosha, he was the son of the late Orville and Margaret (Resch) Davey.

He was educated in the schools of Kenosha and was a graduate of Bradford High School.

On February 20th 1965 he married Kathleen Jahnke in Kenosha. She would precede him in death in October of 1997.

He worked for many years at AMC/Chrysler and retired in 2003. He was well known as the manager of the Candle Lite Supper Club from 1989-1997.

He loved the outdoors and camping with his kids. He loved fishing and traveling to the casino for outings. In recent years he participated in a pool league and was quite accomplished as a pool player. He was an avid Packer and Brewer Fan.

He instilled the importance of family with his children and was especially proud of his grandchildren, whom he loved spending time with. He enjoyed all family gatherings and “picnics” with his siblings.

He is survived by three sons; Doug (Brenda) Davey of Madison WI, James Davey of Kenosha, Steven (Trisha) Davey of Gilbert AZ; two daughters Kelly (Mark Tracy) Nelson of Kenosha, Kathy Ann Meyer of Kenosha; twelve grandchildren; Amanda, David, Tim, Marcus, Cameron, Christopher, Mariah, Kira, Dorie, John, Grace, and Mia; three brothers; Gary Davey of Kenosha, Ronald (Chris) Davey of Indiana, Brian Davey of Kenosha, three sister; Sharon Capozza of Kenosha, Rosemary Mattner of Kenosha and Ann (Larry) Dellisse of Kenosha. He is further survived by the children and grandchildren of his fiancée’, Kathy Bartel who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his wife; two sisters, Janet and Carol and a son Christopher.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday May 26th 2012 at 11:00AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Kenosha. (Corner of 73rd street and 39th Avenue) Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of mass. Burial will follow at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials would be appreciated with a charity to be named later.

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