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Thomas Davis, 80 - December 28, 2016

Thomas Davis, 80, of Lincoln passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at the Nebraska Heart Institute in Lincoln.
Services took place at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Interment was at the Farnam Cemetery.
Davis was born Aug. 1, 1936, at Beatrice, the only child of Thomas B. and Margaret M. (Trauernicht) Davis.
He grew up at Washington State and Lincoln, and graduated high school from Lincoln Teachers College.
Davis married Coleen Cross of Farnam on July 6, 2000.
He enjoyed being a traveling advertising salesman for, according to family members.
Davis was preceded in death by: his parents, Thomas B. and Margaret M.; his grandparents; his first wife, Phyllis (mother of seven of his children); his second wife, Marilyn (mother of one of his sons).
?Survivors include: his wife, Coleen Davis of Lincoln; daughters—Tatje, Becky and Amy; sons—Tom, Joe, Robb, Tim and James; step-child­ren—Todd, Tina and Tammy; 18 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren; and three cousins—Joan, Tatje and Nancy.
Memorials are suggested to the People’s City Mission, P.O. Box 80636, Lincoln, NE 68501-0636.