11-28-2018 Rosemary (Lou Ambrose) Davis, age 90
Funeral Celebration of Life Services for Rosemary (Lou Ambrose) Davis, age 90, of Gillette, Wyoming, formerly of Lenox, who passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Lenox. Visitation will be held Tuesday at the Ritchie Funeral Home from 9:00 AM until service time. Memorials may be given in her name. Memories may be shared with the family at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Lenox where we ‘Celebrate Life’.
Rosemary Lucille (Lou Ambrose) Davis was born July 24, 1928, on the family farm in Lenox, Iowa the daughter of William and Lizzie (Froescher) Ambrose. She grew up on the farm and went to country school through the 8th grade, then attending Corning High School. Later in life, Lou finished her schooling with a GED and while working at a local cafe, she met her future husband Delmer Davis. On June 9, 1947, the couple were married in Corning, Iowa. Three children were born to bless their lives, Linda, Tamara and Dallas.
Lou relocated to Gillette, Wyoming in 2007, to live with her son for a number of years, then getting a place of her own in later years. After suffering several heart attacks, she moved into an assisted living facility where she lived the rest of her life.
Left to cherish Lou’s memory is her son Dallas Davis of Gillette, Wyoming; a daughter, Tamara Buechter of Augusta, Kansas; a brother, Jasper Ambrose of Lenox, Iowa; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; along with many other family members and friends.
Preceding Lou in death are her parents, William and Lizzie Ambrose; her husband Delmer; a daughter Linda; a grandson, Levi; three brothers; both sets of grandparents; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Rosemary had a favorite quote she liked to share . . .
“Smile, you look better that way . . . its good for the soul”
“I have only one person I cannot smile for,
that’s a good average for 90 years!