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Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121


b-davis.jpgBarbara (Peterson) Davis died on August 13, 2007 in Columbus, Ohio. She was 54 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICES Saturday, August 18 at 11:00 A.M., Brunswick Immanuel Lutheran Church. VISITATION will be Friday evening, August 17th from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home and 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. INTERMENT will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Brunswick.


Barbara Ann Peterson Davis was born at Braham County Hospital on February 16, 1953 to parents Curtis and Arlene (Norby) Peterson. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Brunswick, and raised in Mora, Minnesota where she attended Ogilvie High School. Barbara went on to further her education, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Science in exercise physiology from James Madison University, and a Master of Fine Arts in dance from the California Institute of the Arts.

Some of her many accomplishments include the establishment of her own dance company, creation and production of five exercise and wellness videos for audiences ranging from young children to elite athletes, several literary publications advocating the mental and physical wellness of children, the development of her own pilates studio, and the overall promotion of health in the community.

Barbara was a wonderful daughter, mother, teacher and member of society. She is survived by her two daughters Coral and Chelseana of Columbus, Ohio; husband Mark; mother Arlene Peterson of Mora; brother Roger Peterson and his wife Darlene of Brooklyn Park; nephew Ryan Peterson; aunt and uncle Alice and Roy Robertson. She was loved by many and will be missed by all.

6 thoughts on “BARBARA DAVIS”

  1. I was blessed to have known Barbara and have benefitted from her knowledge and kindness. She talked of her love for and pride in her daughters. It was clear to me that they were the delight in her life. I am so sorry her life has ended. Even though I did not know her long I will miss her. I will think of each of you in her family and pray for your comfort.

  2. We are so sorry to hear of Barb’s sudden death. Although we will not be able to attend the funeral, please know that our thoughts & prayers are with each member of the family.

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Barb. After looking at her picture I wasn’t sure I would have recognized her, but then, I noticed her smile-that’s Barb. I have thought of her over the years, and wished we had stayed in touch-I have great memories of her from high school-she was a good friend through those years. Arlene, Coral & Chelsea, you are in my prayers.

  4. Arlene, I am so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. She was an amazing person, so smart and talented. I will let Cheryl know, and she will be back for mom’s memorial service on Sept 15th.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. If I were there right now, I would give you a big hug!

  5. Arlene, I met you at our cutting show in Canal Winchester Ohio with Barbara a couple of years back. I miss her so much. In fact, I just did a search on her and found this site and wanted to write you a note. She was an amazing woman, mother, Pilates teacher and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you and her girls.

  6. I had the pleasure of working with Barbara on her last publication, 404 Deskside Activities for Energetic Kids. she was a vibrant spirit, and she is sorely missed. My sincere condolences go out to her family.

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