Robert Leigh Cordrey

Feb. 15, 1942 — April 10, 2015 Robert Leigh (Bob) Cordrey, born in Los Angeles, on Feb. 15, 1942, to Audree and Ray Cordrey, passed away suddenly on April 10, 2015 in Davis. A U.S. Coast Guard veteran, Bob began a career in landscaping in Menlo Park in the 1960s and in 1968 he moved […]

Ruth Rodenbeck Stumpf

d. April 9, 2015 A Davis resident for 57 years, Ruth Rodenbeck Stumpf passed away peacefully April 9, 2015, at the University Retirement Community, at the age of 92. Born to Arthur and Electa Strasser Rodenbeck in Cincinnati, Ohio, she attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, earning a degree in Chemistry. Upon graduating, she […]

(Harold) Boyce White

Jan. 2, 1932 — April 11, 2015 Husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, farmer, lifelong member and Bishop of the LDS church and friend to everyone he met. Boyce was born in American Falls, Idaho, to Harold Dennis White and Ina Rebecca (Taysom) White, the oldest of five children, Carma (Garner), Verna (Durfee), Imajean (Hetherington) and […]

Herman Timm

Aug. 26, 1926 — April 10, 2015 Herman Timm, Ph.D., Emeritus Vegetable Crops Specialist at UC Davis, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 88 years old. The only child of German immigrants, Henry and Ida (Yaeger) Timm, Herman Timm was born in Kenosha, Wis., on Aug. 26, 1926. […]

Michael Pontillo

July 23, 1918 — April 7, 2015 Michael Pontillo passed away peacefully on April 7, 2015, at the age of 96.  Mike was a proud Navy submarine veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He retired from the city of Los Angeles as a diesel plant operator in 1973 after many years of […]

Charles William Schaller

June 8, 1920 – Feb. 12, 2015 Charles William Schaller passed away on Feb. 12, 2015, in his home in Davis. He was born on June 8, 1920 in Holmen, Wis., the youngest of three children born to George and Leila (Skogen) Schaller. After graduating from Holman High School, he attended La Crosse State Teachers College […]

Clinton Messenger

Oct. 2, 1928 — March 19, 2015 Clint was a 34-year resident of Davis. Born Oct. 2, 1928, in Marshall, Okla., he died March 19, 2015, in Stollwood Retirement Village in Woodland. He moved his family from Oklahoma to California in 1958 where he pursued his career delivering bread to various supermarkets and restaurants in the Davis, […]

Harry Cody Brenner Jr.

June 21, 1922 — March 31, 2015 Loving husband of 67 years to Minnie Brenner, six daughters, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, Harry passed March 31, 2015, in Davis. Born in Red Vermillion Township, Nemaha County, Kansas, he was raised on his parents’ farm in Corning, Kan. Harry Cody Brenner Sr. and Anna Belle Lightbody […]

Clinton Messenger

Oct. 2, 1928 – March 19, 2015 Clint was a 34-year resident of Davis. Born Oct. 2, 1928, in Marshall, Okla., he died March 19, 2015, in Stollwood Retirement Village in Woodland. He moved his family from Oklahoma to California in 1958 where he pursued his career delivering bread to various supermarkets and restaurants in the […]

Edwin Wayne Coker

Aug. 2, 1935 — April 4, 2015 The Rev. Edwin Wayne Coker, 79, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2015, with his wife by his side at their home in Davis. Edwin was born Aug. 2, 1935, to Clifton and Jesse Coker in Calhoun, La., moved to California at age 13 and graduated from Roosevelt […]

Harry Cody Brenner Jr.

June 21, 1922 — March 31, 2015 Loving husband of 67 years to Minnie Brenner, six daughters, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, Harry passed March 31, 2015, in Davis. Born in Red Vermillion Township, Nemaha County, Kansas, he was raised on his parents’ farm in Corning, Kan. Harry Cody Brenner Sr. and Anna Belle Lightbody […]

Joseph Andrew Hein

Nov. 15, 1991 – March 26, 2015 Joe died unexpectedly on March 26, 2015. Joe was an avid reader and loved to tackle new challenges. He loved riding his bicycle, online gaming with his friends, flying helicopters and hanging out with his family. He will always be loved and missed by his dad, Jeff (Lisa) […]

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Mildred Thomson Barker

Sept. 23, 1923 – March 26, 2015 Mildred Thomson Barker passed away on March 26, 2015. Millie, as she was known, was born in Filer, Idaho, on Sept. 23, 1923, to Sam and Joyce Thomson. The family moved to California in 1937 and Millie started high school in Winters. She focused on business courses in […]

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Joseph Andrew Hein

Nov. 15, 1991 – March 26, 2015 Joe died unexpectedly on March 26, 2015. Joe was an avid reader and loved to tackle new challenges. He loved riding his bicycle, online gaming with his friends, flying helicopters and hanging out with his family. He will always be loved and missed by his dad, Jeff (Lisa) […]

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