AITKIN --Georgiana Davis, 98, Aitkin, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Riverwood Health Care Center of Aitkin.
She was born Nov. 29, 1901, in the Fayder House in Aitkin, to George and Ida (Smith) Davis. She attended schools in Aitkin and graduated in 1920 as valedictorian. She went to work in 1920 at the Aitkin Post Office and worked there for 47 years. She was assistant postmaster for many years. After her retirement, she traveled and lived in several states before moving to Blackrock in 1994. She was a member of the Aitkin County Histroical Society. She worked to get the Aitkin Community Hospital started in the 1950s. She was a charter member of the hospital Lites of Love and was a member of the Aitkin Ladies Drum and Bugle Corp, which has won state and national recognition.
Survivors include three sisters, Rebekah Erickson and Irene Larson, both of Colorado, and Patricia Scheppman, Arizona; and two brothers, Gordon Davis, Oceanside, Calif., and Ben Davis, Crosby.
A brother, George, died earlier.
There will be no services. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery of Aitkin. Memorials and cards are preferred for the family and can be sent to Sandra Abear, 4676 County Road 16, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472.
Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home of Aitkin.
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