Marita J. (Ostler) Davey

October 13, 2018

Marita J. (Ostler) Davey, 75, of Frankfort, died at 10:30 p.m., October 13, 2018 at Milner Community Health Care, Rossville, Ind.  She was born March 3, 1943 in Frankfort, Ind. to James Harold & Velma G. (Baker) Ostler.  She married Richard A. Davey on January 30, 1960 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church and he preceded her in death on January 11, 2003.

Marita attended Clinton Central High School.  She was a nurse’s aid at Milner Community Health Care.  Prior to that she worked at Indiana Brass, Clinton County Hospital, was a private duty nurse, worked at Clinton House and Frankfort Nursing Home.  Marita formerly attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was a former member of the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary.  She was an avid wrestling fan and enjoyed crafts and games.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 10 a.m. -12 Noon Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. The funeral service will follow at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association.

Survived by:

1 Daughter: Christine (Gregory) Stover of Frankfort, 2 Sons: Dennis J. (Regina) Davey of Frankfort and Gary A. (Companion Jeni Hathaway) Davey of Frankfort, 3 Sisters: Donna Mosson of Frankfort, Glenda Surber of Frankfort, Sandra (Bob) Throckmorton of Frankfort, 12 Grandchildren and 21 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Brian L. Davey, grandson, Kevin Summitt, granddaughter, Amanda Summitt Stover and 2 brothers.


Leave your Condolences

13 Condolences for “Marita J. (Ostler) Davey”

  1. Jo Ellen Clark October 14, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Sandy and family,
    So very sorry for the loss of your sister.
    Jo Ellen

  2. Suanne Mosson October 14, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Our prayers are with you and all the family during this loss of your mother and my aunt. You will be missed Aunt Rita!

    Love Suanne and Thomas

    • Chris October 16, 2018 at 7:23 pm

      Suanne and Thomas,
      Thank you for your prayers. They are greatly appreciated.

      Love Dennis,Chris & Gary

  3. Keith Gephart October 14, 2018 at 9:18 pm

    A joyous reunion just took place, memories will always remain. Always here for you all and I’m sorry for your loss. Just think of the smiles and hugs that is taking place in heaven above.

    • Dennis October 16, 2018 at 7:28 pm

      Keith thank you for your kind thoughts and prayers, our families go way back to Clay and Morrison St. You always have a place in the Davey hearts.

  4. William L Davey October 14, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    Condolences to you and your family. Aunt Rita will be truly missed by all. God Bless!

    • Chris October 16, 2018 at 8:16 pm

      Thank you for you’re condolences.

      Love Dennis,Chris & Gary

  5. Mark & Becky Mowery. October 16, 2018 at 10:29 am

    Sorry for your loss. We are out of town this week. We will be praying for you all

    • Chris October 16, 2018 at 8:18 pm

      Brother & Sister Mowery,
      Thank you for your prayers.

      The Davey Family

  6. Anne & Greg McCune October 16, 2018 at 10:51 am

    Dennis, Christine and Gary – So sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Rita. She will be dearly missed. She had worked hard all her life and can now enjoy her rewards! Keeping you all in our prayers

    • Chris October 16, 2018 at 8:21 pm

      Anne and Greg,
      Thank you for your condolences.

      Love Dennis, Chris & Gary

  7. Marita J Davey October 17, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Glenda, Sorry to read about your sister. Remembering all the good times we had growing up. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Linda Taylor Seibert

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