Shawn Matthew Davis


Shawn Matthew Davis, 48, of North Platte, passed away October 29, 2013 at his home. He was born July 17, 1965 at Cambridge, NE to Howard and Erlene (Fenstermacher) Davis. Shawn graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1983 and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kearney State. He was united in marriage to Laura J. Stevens on April 24, 1993 in Kearney. This year they celebrated 20 years. They moved to North Platte, where he opened the Cabela’s Telemarketing Center. He recently celebrated 26 years with the company, as a business operations analyst. Shawn was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, where he was an elder, taught Sunday school and Pre-confirmation. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time at the cabin with family. He is survived by his wife, Laura of North Platte, three daughters, Amelia, Olivia and Elaina all at home; his parents, Howard and Erlene Davis of Arapahoe; a sister, Debra (Rex) Melroy of Kearney; his parents-in-law, Les and Margene Stevens of Kearney; two brothers-in-law, William Stevens of Gothenburg and John (Lisa) Stevens of Kearney; nieces and nephews, Eric, Carlie, Hayley and Tyler and other relatives. Online condolences may be shared at A memorial has been established in his memory. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in North Platte. Burial will be at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.