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Darlene R. Davis

d. January 19, 2021

Darlene Davis, age 86, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at her residence.

She was born on December 25, 1934 in rural Menard County, the daughter of Thomas and Rose Weidhuner Tobias.

Darlene is survived by one daughter, Shelly (Jack) Knuppel; two grandchildren, Ashley (Jason) Fleck and Ken (fiancé Savanna Sullivan) Knuppel; as well as one great – grandchild, Riley Rose Fleck.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Leslie; both parents; one daughter, Janice; two sisters and one brother.

Darlene enjoyed baking, collecting and talking about her great granddaughter.

She worked at the National Bank of Petersburg for many years where she later retired.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to “Crimestoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties” at P.O. Box 1059 Springfield, IL 62705 or “Illinois Raptor Center” at 5695 W. Hill Road Decatur, IL 62522.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, private graveside services will be held for Darlene.



  1. My mother was Irene Tobias and a cousin to Darlene. My sympathy to her family.

  2. My heart goes out to the family. She was such a kind woman and i adored her.

  3. All of us at Famous Salon wish to extend our deepest sympathy to Darlene’s family. We have many memories of her and were truly blessed to have been a part of her life. Fly high with the angels Darlene- I’m sure the angels are loving your baked goods just like we did! Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    -Famous Salon Staff

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