SCOTT CITY - Ethel Hahs, 80, died March 1, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 18, 1924, in Elgin, Ill., daughter of the late Walter and Marguerite Wagner Pease, she had been employed by the Illinois Tool Works in Elgin and moved to Scott City in 1996. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elgin and VFW Post 3838 Auxiliary and Eagles Aerie 3775 Auxiliary in Cape Girardeau.
Her first husband, Rex D. Davidson, preceded her in death. On Jan. 5, 1974, at South Elgin, she married Billy G. Hahs who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons and one daughter-in-law, Duane and Barbara Davidson of Clinton, Iowa, Danny Davidson of Jackson, Mack Davidson of Elgin and Rick Davidson of Gilbert, Ill.; seven daughters and five sons-in-law, Sheri and Jack Banbury of Elgin, Margie and David Jasutis of South Elgin, Beverly and Joe Hercik of Jackson, Susan Smith of Denver, Colo., Karen and Kevin McCabe of Columbus, Ohio, Ann and Ken Pettit of Huntley, Ill., and Sandra Davidson of Burlington, Ill.; one sister, Mary Ann Effa of Green Bay, Wis.; and 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Terry L. Davidson.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, where a memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. The Rev. Randy Morse will officiate.
Visitation will continue from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Wait-Ross and Allanson Funeral Home in Elgin, where a memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Dr. Larry Pickens and the Rev. Mona Walker will officiate.
Private burial services will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park in Elgin.