Connie Lynn Davis

SALIDA, Colo. – Services for Connie Lynn Davis, age 67, of Salida, Colo., will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont.

Connie passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the Pikes Peak Hospice Unit of Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo., following a lengthy battle with cancer. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont.

Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Connie was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Fairmont, Minn., the daughter of the late Keith and Carol St. John. She was a longtime resident of Fairmont and graduate of Fairmont High School in 1964. She was joined in marriage to Rolan Davis on Nov. 28, 1964, at United Methodist Church of Fairmont, and was happily married to the love of her life and “best friend” for the past 49 years. Connie enjoyed the outdoors and relocated to her dream home in the mountains of Salida, Colo., in 2012. She loved camping and hiking with her family, and traveled extensively across the United States and to several foreign countries. Connie enjoyed playing cards and various word games with her family. Connie was a dedicated daycare provider for the majority of her life. She enjoyed working with kids and positively impacted dozens of children in their early years of life. Caring for children was a passion for her which also included being very involved in the lives of her four grandchildren: Tyler, Jordan, Connor and Paige. She loved and adored them and stayed very involved in their lives.

Connie is survived by her husband, Rolan; two sons, Blake Davis and his wife, Sandy Davis of Delray Beach, Fla., and Trevor Davis and his wife, Charity of Medford, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jared Davis. Connie has three siblings who loved their older sister with all their hearts, Cathi Jones and Cindy St. John, both of Fairmont, and Craig St. John of Bloomington, Minn.

Condolences can be sent to the family in care of Rolan Davis at P.O. Box 36, Poncha Springs, CO 81242.