Obituary of E. Marcella Regenscheid
Evelyn Marcella Shulda Davidson Fehr Regenscheid, the youngest daughter of John and Betty (Zacek) Shulda, was born June 11, 1915 on a farm south east of Cuba, Kansas and passed away on January 5, 2020 at the age of 104.
She spent her childhood on the farm and attended Bates School and Cuba High School, Cuba, Kansas. She lived with her parents in Flagler, Colorado for 6 years and moved back to Cuba, Kansas. She married Harold R. Davidson and to this union was born three children, Virginia Grace, John Russell, and James Allen.
In 1956, they moved to Kenmore, New York, because of Harold’s health. She worked at a Department Store and was manager of the lamp department. She later worked for Union Carbide, the Lindi Division, as a file clerk and printer, and also JC Penney. She then was a purchasing agent for Dynomo Motors Company, Buffalo, New York.
Her husband, Harold, died on Feb. 18, 1963. On April 27, 1974, she married Howard G. Fehr of Kenmore, New York. He died September 28, 1974. On April 9, 1977, she married Norman H. Regenscheid.
In 1978, Marcella and Norm moved to Kings Point West, Sun City Center, Florida. In 1984, they moved to Lake Panasoffke, Florida and in October of 1988, they moved to Cuba, Kansas. Mr. Regenscheid died on January 2, 1989.
Marcella was a member of the Cuba Presbyterian Church, President of the Cuba Seniors Club, and organized the Veterans Wives Club and was Past President.
She was a member of the ABC and HCC Bridge Clubs; a member of the Presbyterian Church Guild and the USBC Bowling League.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; eldest son, John;
Brothers, John Shulda, Joseph Shulda, and Ernest Shulda;
Sisters, Olive Huncovsky and Lottie Lewis; son-in-law, George Koesters; and daughter-in-law, Alice Davidson.
Marcella is survived by her two children, Virginia “Ginny” Koesters of Gainesville, Georgia; son, James Davidson of Cuba, Kansas; nine grandchildren;
16 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Presbyterian Church, Cuba, Kansas with Pastor Phil Goombi, officiating.
Interment will follow at the Farmington Cemetery, rural Cuba, Kansas.
Friends may call from 1 PM until 8 PM on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas where the family will greet friends from 5 PM until 6 PM on Friday.
Memorials are suggested to the Cuba Presbyterian Church,
Online condolences at www.bachelor-surber.com
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, Kansas is in charge of the arrangements.
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