Age 64, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Dava was born on July 19, 1954, the daughter of Carlisle and Imoinda (Walk) Thomas. She worked many years for the City of Kalamazoo, most recently as an Accounts Coordinator. She enjoyed traveling and camping. As a teenager she excelled at skeet shooting and enjoyed this as a hobby well into her adult life. She is survived by her friend and companion, Dan St. Clair of Portage, and a brother, Steven (Cheryl) Thomas of San Pedro, CA. The family is planning a private gathering at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to The Laurels of Galesburg, c/o the funeral home. Family and friends may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.