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Obituary: Tillie Telles Davis

Tillie Telles Davis

Born March 22, 1934 and passed away March 24, 2014 in Carson City. She was born in Anthony, New Mexico to Ray V. Telles and Maria DeLaluz Aldaz Telles. Sister to Ray Telles Jr, Irene Wilson, Sylvia Lopez, and John Telles.

Tillie married Alfonso Esquivel (deceased) and together had 7 children; Geneva Esquivel, Dolly Rosa, Evelyn Schneeweis, Danny Esquival, Andy Esquivel, Elaine Esquivel and Diane Glenn.

Tillie remarried Malcolm Swanick (deceased) and together they had 2 children, Susan Heredia and Sean Swanick.

Tillie lived a large portion of her life in Hayward, Ca and was one of the first female heavy equipment operators to be hired by the city. She married once again, Robert (Jim) Davis (deceased) and eventually moved to So. Lake Tahoe and worked security at Tahoe airport.

Tillie is survived by many daughters and sons-in-law, 18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

All who knew her, loved her gentle, kind and humble spirit and her remarkable ability to not let adversity get her down.

She loved her friends, music, singing and Fridays. She will be missed by all that had the honor of knowing her.

Services will be held on April 12, 2014

at 11:30 am at the Chapel of the Chimes,

32992 Mission Blvd. Hayward, Ca. 94544


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Apr 9, 2014 01:52PM Published Apr 9, 2014 01:52PM Copyright 2014 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.