Joan Elizabeth Davis, 83, of Rockton, IL died Friday, July 28, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. \r\nShe was born April 5, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rheinhold and Mable (Hein) Schmidt. She graduated from Midwood High School in New York. Joan married James Davis in Lady of Lords Church in Brooklyn, NY on August 17, 1957. She has lived in the Rockton area for twelve years coming here from the Chicago suburbs. \r\nShe was devoted to her family. Survivors include daughter Ellen (Jim) Raht; sons Jim (Judy) Davis, Ken Davis; daughters June (Tony) La Grassa, Laura (Ron) Axon; sons Ed Davis, Andrew Davis; daughter Donna (Gary) Curtis; \r\ngrandchildren Jeremiah (Jenna) Milliman, Michelle (Roberto) Kennedy, Eileen Raht, Rebecca Davis, Sarah Davis, Dustin Davis, Jason Davis, Christine La Grassa, Anthony La Grassa, Janelle La Grassa, Samantha Axon, Kristen Axon, Bryan Axon, Alex Davis, Allison Davis, James Davis, Brandon Curtis, Cameron Curtis, Derick Korb, Jacqueline Korb, Natalie Korb, Sydney Curtis; great grandchildren Carson, Colton Milliman, Gabriella, Julianna Kennedy; brothers Rheinhold Schmidt, Franklin Schmidt; sister Dorothy Garabrant; sister in law Catherine Marks; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. \r\nPredeceased by her husband, sister Mable Lennon and brother Charles Schmidt. \r\nFuneral ceremony to be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday August 2, 2017 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton, IL with Fr. Steven M. Sabo of St. Peter Catholic Church in South Beloit, IL. \r\nBurial will be in St. Gall Catholic Cemetery in Elburn, IL at 9:00 am Thursday August 3, 2017. \r\nA visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Wednesday.