Frederick J. Davids

Frederick J. Davids, 86, of Shawnee, walked on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Sweet Life at Rosehill.


Fred was born July 30, 1927, to the late Julius and Priscilla (Coulon) Davids, into the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans, in Oneida, Wisconsin. He enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 18. His career spanned almost thirty years and three major conflicts. Fred joined the Army in September of 1945 and served during World War II, Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion, and was a born again Christian.


Fred is preceded in death by a daughter Rhonda Sechser; three brothers, Harvey, Harold and Julius, Jr.; and two sisters, Arlene Pitts and Dorothy Diehl. He is survived by his two daughters, Alice Wood and Crystal Herriage; two sisters, Erma Flor and Viola Haddock ; 6 grandchildren, Sharice Davids, Megan (Jeremy) Breuklander, Matthew Herriage, Josh Herriage, Richard Sechser and Craig Sechser; three great-grandchildren, Allexis, Anjelina and Ashtin Breuklander.


The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at the Sweet Life at Rosehill for the outstanding attention and care given to him in his final days.

Print Obituary & Condolences Print Obituary & Condolences
Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Saturday, Jun. 14th 2014 | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “Frederick J. Davids”

  1. Bob in Grandview, Missouri Says:

    I am grateful for the life of Mr. Davids. Thanks to his service and to the service of others in our armed forces, my family and I have been able to lead our lives in freedom and peace.

  2. Alice Wood Says:

    We miss you and think of you everyday. We will treasure the memories we have shared. You touched many lives. I am glad you were here for your grandchildren, and great-grand-children, to leave them memories they will treasure for years to come. Rest in Peace now Dad, as many in our country will enjoy the freedom you helped provide Lotsa Love, Allie

Leave a Condolence.

Your message will be reviewed and published during normal business hours.


10901 Johnson Dr.
Shawnee, KS 66203

P  (913) 631-5566
F  (913) 631-2236