Claris M. Nystrom
Born: Sunday, September 22, 1929
Passed: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Claris M. Nystrom, 87, formerly of Rockford, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Wynscape Nursing Rehabilitation Center, Wheaton, IL. She was born September 22, 1929, in Rockford; the daughter of John T. and Mallvina (Johnson) Peterson. Claris married Ray M. Davis in 1950; he predeceased her in 1956. She later married Ron V. Nystrom on August 10, 1961; he predeceased her in 2005. Claris was a 1947 graduate of East High School, and attended Sterling College. Claris was a longtime member of First Evangelical Free Church. She was a deaconess, librarian, on kitchen and building committees and volunteered at Fairhaven gift shop.
She is survived by her sons Randy (Joanie) Davis of Rolling Meadows, IL and Jeff (Malebojo) Davis of Botswana, Africa; grandchildren, Bradley (Sarah) Davis, Kelley (Jason) Severance, and Brette (Randy) Dunbar; 8 great- grandchildren, Kylie, Jenna, Ethan, Clara, Paige, Sadie, Cooper and Monty; sister, Polly (Jim) Monson; niece, Susan Bates; nephew, John (Ute) Monson; and many dear cousins.
A private family graveside service will take place.