Death notice: Paul Manton Doty

Paul Manton Doty died Friday morning, Dec. 5, 2014. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at First Baptist Church, 38141 Russell Blvd. in Davis.

Death notice: Maria Carmen Lupercio

Maria Carmen Lupercio, 63, of Davis, died Dec. 4, 2014, in Davis. Born in Mexico, she was an area resident for more than 20 years. A time of visitation will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in downtown Davis. A Mass of […]

Death notice: James Edson DeVay

James Edson DeVay died at his home in Davis, on Dec. 4, 2014; he was 93. A World War II veteran, he attended the University of Minnesota, and received his bachelor’s degree in 1949 and his Ph.D. in plant pathology in 1953. Following an initial academic appointment at the University of Minnesota, he was recruited to the plant […]

Delpha Marie Colby

July 29, 1919 — Nov. 28, 2014 Delpha “Del” (Cameron) Colby died Nov. 28, 2014 at Stollwood Convalescent Hospital in Woodland. She was 95. Del was born on July 29, 1919, at the Williams Family Farm near Genesee, Idaho, to James C. Cameron and Rebecca (Williams) Cameron. She married her husband of 59 years, Robert […]

Maxine Katherine Wilson

March 18, 1919 — Nov. 26, 2014 Maxine Katherine Wilson, 95, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was born Oct. 12, 1919, in Okmulgee, Okla., to Leona Maud and Lee Oscar Thomason. She married Earle Wilson on March 18, 1939, in Tulsa. The family settled in Southern California and moved to Woodland in the […]

Mary G. MacDonald

July 1923 — Nov. 29, 2014 Mary MacDonald passed away on Nov. 29, 2014, following a brief illness related to heart failure. During the last weeks of her life, family members cared for her 24 hours a day with the guidance and assistance of Sutter Hospice. After a restful night, she passed away peacefully in […]

John Walter Neves Jr.

March 26, 1945 — Nov. 18, 2014 John Walter Neves Jr., a longtime resident of Davis, died peacefully surrounded by his family and loved ones on Nov. 18, 2014. He died from Hamman-Rich Syndrome. He was 69 years old. John is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Carol; his children, Michelle (John) of […]

Elzyne Thompson

d. Nov. 2, 2014 Elzyne Thompson passed away in Davis on Nov. 2, 2014. She was born in Mound City, Kan., in 1919 to Allie Feemster. Elzyne’s father, Elzy Davis Feemster, passed away two months before she was born. Although she was an only child, she was part of a large and warm extended family. As […]

Death notice: Buddy Ralph Mills

Longtime Davis resident Buddy Ralph Mills, 65, born April 16, 1949, died on Nov. 17, 2014. A service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Faith Lighthouse Church, 855 LaPorte Road in Brownsville, Calif. For more information, call 530-859-1611.

As usual, three’s a crowd

Dear Annie: My lady and I have been together for nine years, and we have a beautiful 7-year-old daughter. We have had our own two-bedroom apartment for five years. A year ago, her mother fell ill. We decided to move her in with us to take care of her and drive her to her doctors’ […]

Nancy Shepard

March 27, 1948 — Nov. 13, 2014 Nancy Aschenbrener Shepard died Nov. 13, 2014, in her home after a seven-year struggle with cancer. She was 66. Nancy was born March 27, 1948, in Sheboygan, Wis., to her parents Aloysius Joseph Aschenbrener and Elaine Louise Aschenbrener (née Geidel). Her family moved to Pasadena when she was […]

Nancy Shepard

March 27, 1948 — Nov. 13, 2014 Nancy Aschenbrener Shepard died Nov. 13, 2014, in her home after a seven-year struggle with cancer. She was 66. Nancy was born March 27, 1948, in Sheboygan, Wis., to her parents Aloysius Joseph Aschenbrener and Elaine Louise Aschenbrener (née Geidel). Her family moved to Pasadena when she was […]

Nancy Shepard

March 27, 1948 — Nov. 13, 2014 Nancy Aschenbrener Shepard died Nov. 13, 2014, in her home after a seven-year struggle with cancer. She was 66. Nancy was born March 27, 1948, in Sheboygan, Wis., to her parents Aloysius Joseph Aschenbrener and Elaine Louise Aschenbrener (née Geidel). Her family moved to Pasadena when she was […]

Richard ‘Dick’ Carlyn Winger

Richard “Dick” Carlyn Winger Dec. 2, 1932 — Nov. 6, 2014 Dick was born on Dec. 2, 1932, in Missoula, Mont., and passed away on Nov. 6, 2014, in Davis. He was the devoted husband of Karen Blankenburg-Winger and the loving father of Chris R. Winger (Natalie) of Chandler, Ariz.; Clint R. Winger (Donna) of […]