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Lola Conner
January 24, 1935 ~
October 15, 2018
Date of Service: October 22, 2018

William Curtis
April 8, 1933 ~
October 03, 2018
Date of Service: October 26, 2018

Charles "Roger" Britt, Sr.
September 22, 1945 ~
October 07, 2018
Date of Service: October 27, 2018

Marlis Wernberg
January 2, 1944 ~
October 16, 2018
Date of Service: October 27, 2018

Lynda Ross
March 4, 1940 ~
October 15, 2018
Date of Service: November 03, 2018

Frances Babcock
February 23, 1929 ~
August 22, 2018
Date of Service: November 09, 2018

Virginia Frizzell
June 12, 1936 ~
October 16, 2018

George Dale
July 29, 1933 ~
October 13, 2018

Bert Kamps
December 8, 1923 ~
October 12, 2018

Rex Biddy
June 4, 1919 ~
October 12, 2018

Jerome Nelson
July 16, 1941 ~
October 09, 2018

Margaret Gary
June 24, 1923 ~
October 04, 2018

Joyce Shepard
July 29, 1927 ~
October 03, 2018


Kelly Davenport

October 12, 1990 ~ September 13, 2018

Visitation: September 17, 2018 7:00 to 8:00 P.M.
   Location: Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service

Kelly (Jutila) Davenport passed away in her sleep of natural causes on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the age of 27. 

Kelly was born October 12, 1990 to Terry and Rita Jutila in Marquette, Michigan.  She graduated from Marquette Senior High School in 2008 and attended Grand Valley State University.  After graduating from GVSU with her RN degree, Kelly began her nursing career working at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.

On September 27, 2014, Kelly married her soul mate, Keith Davenport.  Shortly afterwards, they moved to Bozeman, Montana, where Kelly first worked as an RN in Livingston, MT and then in her current position at Bozeman Health.  Kelly was currently working on obtaining her Nurse Practitioner degree.

Kelly and Keith (the K Squad) truly enjoyed their life together.  They spent many happy times playing board and card games, discovering their love of cooking together, exploring, hiking and camping with their dogs in the beautiful Montana country.  Kelly and Keith also loved to travel and together had several memorable vacations.

Kelly is survived by her husband of almost four years, Keith Davenport; parents, Rita and Terry Jutila of Marquette; sister, Traci (Matt) Walters of Traverse City; parents-in-law, Ken and Maura Davenport of Marquette; brother-in-law, Kyle (Charity) Davenport of Green Bay, WI; sisters-in-law, Maura (Justin Edge) of Ennis, MT and Kelsey (Dennis Fischer) of Washington, DC; five nieces and nephews, Lucas and Kinsley Martin, Emmylou and Alex Edge, and Theodore Davenport; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Kelly was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Cecil and Doris Taylor, and her paternal grandparents, Roberts and Eleanor Jutila, all of Newberry, MI.

Visitation in Bozeman will be held from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, Septebmer 17 at Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service in Bozeman.  Visitation in Marquette will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at Canale-Tonella Funeral Home, and Funeral Services will begin at 12:00 P.M., with Rev. Gregory Heikkala officiating.  A luncheon will immediately follow the service in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, Kelly’s family ask that donations be made in Kelly’s name to Worldbuilders General Fund at Worldbuilders, PO Box 186, Stevens Point, WI 54481 or

Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service, and Canale-Tonella Funeral Home,, where memories may be shared.



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