Sept. 19, 1914 — Feb. 4, 2014 Longtime Davis resident Charlotte Henrietta Hill, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died peacefully in her home on Feb. 4, 2014, with members of her family at her bedside. She was 99 years old and died of natural causes. Charlotte was born on Sept. 19, 1914 and grew up in […]
Aug. 23, 1919 — Feb. 11, 2014 Virginia M. Gaylord of Sacramento died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. She was born Aug. 23, 1919, in Greenville, Mich. She loved music and dance. As a small girl, she would travel to different towns in Michigan to perform the Charleston. Virginia moved to Davis in 1977 after her […]
Dec. 12, 1917 — Jan. 21, 2014 Dewey J. Raski, age 96, died peacefully at his home in Davis on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Born on Dec. 12, 1917 in Kenilworth, Utah, to John and Signa Raski, Dewey was raised in the Los Angeles area, where he excelled in football and wrestling in high school. […]
Dick was a devoted husband and a gentle, loving father who took advantage of teachable moments. He was highly desirous of and nurtured a close relationship with his two granddaughters and was an attentive and playful great-papa to his 8 great grandkids. He accepted his son- and daughter-in-law as well as his grandsons-in-law as if […]
Feb. 19, 1925 – Feb. 1, 2014 Red was born in Rosebud, Arkansas, to Bessie and Rube Edwards and raised in a large family. During World War II, Red served in the U.S. Army, 34th Infantry Division 133 Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Heavy Weapons Company. Red landed in Anzio and was involved in the liberation of […]
April 23, 1931 – Jan. 3, 2014 Marion Famula passed away peacefully on Jan. 3, 2014, following a brief illness. She was born in Newark, N.J., to Rudolf and Margaret Haferkorn, on April 23, 1931. She lived in New Jersey for most of her adult life until moving, with husband Don to Davis in 1987 […]
March 10, 1952 – Feb. 2, 2014 Lansing Clay Stenson was born March 10, 1952, in Oroville, California. The third of four boys born to Leslie C. Stenson and Mildred C. Johnson, he was always happiest as part of a family. As a high school and UC Davis student, Lance worked at the Davis Hunt’s […]
Feb. 17, 1929 – Feb 1, 2014 Walter Edward “Swede” Johnson was born in Hibbing, Minn., Feb 17, 1929, and passed away Feb. 1, 2014, Walter was a loving father who was always willing to help others. He will be missed. He is survived by his sisters Maryann and Irene in Minnesota; his son Hank […]
A celebration of life for Richard L. Beach will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in North Davis. A retired industrial engineer, he died Jan. 28, 2014, at the age of 91.
Dec. 26, 1940 — Jan. 9, 2014 Rex Donaldson passed away at his Davis home with his family by his side on Jan. 9, 2014. Rex was born in Los Angeles and lived at the west shore of Lake Tahoe for 37 years. He owned two restaurants in Tahoe City before moving with his family […]
Aug. 21, 1939 — Jan. 26, 2014 Robert “Dale” Lowry passed peacefully on Jan. 26, 2014, in his home in Davis with family by his side. He was 74. Dale was born in Portola on Aug. 21, 1939, the only child of Walter J Lowry and Geneva McCarty Lowry. He grew up in Sloat and […]
Oct. 23, 1944 — Jan. 27, 2014 Gene Allen Renken, 69, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Heart Hospital in Austin, Texas. He was born on Oct. 23, 1944, in Le Mars, Iowa, to Carl Renken and Marie Ahrendt Renken. He was raised and educated in Le Mars, and graduated from […]
A celebration of the life of Winifred Madison will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Madison, who died Dec. 16, 2013, at the age of 95, was an artist and a longtime Davis resident.
Oct. 9, 1923 — Jan. 27, 2014 Jean Rosemary Langer Tate died peacefully at 12:35 a.m. on Jan. 27, 2014, in Davis, with family at her bedside. She was born in London on Oct. 9, 1923. After serving in the Women’s Royal Naval Service (“the Wrens”) in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and the Royal Marines during […]