Iva was born on September 23, 1936 in a farmhouse near Luray Missouri to her parents Georgia M. Keller and Ernest I Irvin. She was the fifth of seven children. The children were Marie, Velma, Lola, John, Iva, Wesley, then Elsie Fern. The family grew up on a farm near Kohoka Missouri.\n\nIva married Ken Davis on September 4, 1960 in Long Beach California. They lived in their home in Redondo Beach Ca. for fifty years where they raised their three daughters, Karen L. Davis Dean, Cindy I Davis Vissepo, and Linda G. Davis. They moved to South Jordan, Utah in 2018 to be closer to family.\n\nIva loved working on Family genealogy, crocheting, gardening, camping, and playing the piano, at which she was self taught. She always loved children. As a youngster she tended to her nieces and nephews, then as a mother to her own daughters, then to her grandchildren who lover her dearly.\n\nShe is survived by her husband of almost sixty years, Ken Davis, her three daughters Karen, Cindy and Linda, along with her son-in-law Cliff Dean, Seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.