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The family of Shelly Davis planted the first tree in Wadena's Tapley Park since the tornado hit June 17. Pictured are her son, Ryan Davis; daughter, Rachel Davis; daughter, Jessica Davis; father, Doug Beisell; niece, Alliyah Beisell; Jessica's boyfriend, Erik Davis; niece, Reina Beisell; and mother, Sharlene Beisell. (Photo by Steve Schulz)

Wadena marathoner, 'quiet leader' passes away

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Sheila "Shelly" Davis will always be remembered as a great athlete, coach, friend and personality by her friends in Wadena.

Davis ran in 13 marathon races during more than 20 years she lived in Wadena. Davis ran Grandma's Marathon a couple of times and even the prestigious Boston Marathon. She was always in training for a race.


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