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Victoria R. (Rathz) Davis

October 31, 1948 — September 22, 2022

Victoria R. Rathz Davis, 73 of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday September 22, 2022, after a long illness. She was born on October 31, 1948, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove, to the late Charles and Agnes (Fussner) Rathz.


Victoria graduated in 1966 from Chartrand High School and attended University of Indianapolis. She worked in the office of Dr. David Box for 10 years. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, where she loved singing in the choir.


Victoria enjoyed gardening, Bible studies, ballroom dancing (where she met the love of her life), taking trips, especial to Hawaii, but her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren.


On July 20, 2012, she married Steven Whitesell who survives. Victoria is also survived by her children Rose Maloney, Annetta Beauregard, Laura Irmer, Andrew Davis, brother Thomas Rathz. Grandchildren Jessica, Lilly, Jacob, Ryan, Madison, Josie, Jacqueline, Charlotte. She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother C. Gregory Rathz.


Visitation for Victoria will be Thursday, September 29, from 9 am to 10 am at St Jude Catholic Church, 5353 McFarland Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.


Services entrusted to O’Riley Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, 6107 South East Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

To leave a tribute or memory of Victoria please visit www.orileybranson.com





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