John Vernon McLane Wayland

July 29, 1944 – July 3, 2014 John Vernon McLane Wayland passed away on July 3, 2014, at the age of 69. He was born in San Francisco on July 29, 1944, to Celia Adelaide and Vernon Clair McLane. John has resided in Davis since 1970. John graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly San […]

Calvin D. Rourke

April 28, 1925 – July 17, 2014 Cmdr. Calvin D. Rourke USNR (Ret.), a lifetime resident of Davis, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2014. Calvin was a Naval pilot and WWII veteran. He is survived by his daughters, Teresa Franchi and Sandra McRae, son David Rourke, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services […]

Carlton Hope Meister

March 3, 1920 - July 8, 2014 Carlton Hope Meister died July 8, 2014 at the age of 94. He was born March 3, 1920, in Buffalo, N.Y., and served in the U.S. Coast Guard before spending most of his life in law enforcement. He was a police lieutenant for the Santa Rosa Police Department from […]

Jonathan Eric Hollander

July 26, 1974 — July 23, 2014 Our beloved Jonathan died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Portland, Ore., from complications of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Jonathan attended Holmes Junior High and graduated from Davis High School in 1992. He joined the Navy and traveled extensively throughout the Persian Gulf aboard the aircraft carrier Carl Vincent. […]

Mary Lita Bowen

d. July 12, 2014 Mary Lita Bowen passed away in Roseville at the age of 81 on July 12, 2014, after a brief illness. She left this world surrounded by family. Mary was born in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico in 1933. After graduating from the American High School in Mexico City, Mary moved to California to […]

James Thomas Feather

Oct. 24, 1935 – July 19, 2014 James ‘Jim’ Thomas Feather was born on Oct. 24, 1935, to Allen and Leona Feather near Waverly, Neb. Growing up, he was active in Future Farmers of America. He attended the University of Nebraska Agriculture College in 1953 and was active in the Farmhouse Fraternity, the Innocents Society […]

Death notice: James Thomas Feather

James ‘Jim’ Thomas Feather was born on Oct. 24, 1935, to Allen and Leona Feather near Waverly, Neb. He died on July 19, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He worked for Pioneer Corn Co. in Indiana and the UC Davis agriculture department, and owned/managed three separate printing businesses in Sacramento and Davis until health problems […]

Sharon D. Baker

May 30, 1940 – June 30, 2014 Sharon Deming Baker, who headed the acquisitions department at the University Library at UC Davis from 1975 to 2001, passed away June 30, 2014, at her home north of Vacaville. She had suffered from emphysema and was in poor health for several years. Sharon was born in Omaha, […]

Magdalena Schimmel

Dec. 22, 1918 – June 20, 2014 Magdalena Schimmel, 95, died peacefully Friday, June 20, at her daughter Nancy’s home in Salem, Ore. She had been diagnosed with cancer in May. She was born on Dec. 22, 1918, to Albert and Helena (Van Tilburg) Scheffer near Carmel, Iowa. In 1921, the family moved into Carmel […]

Gladys Carolyn Adams

March 20, 1915 – June 24, 2014 Gladys Carolyn Adams passed away on June 24, 2014, in Davis. Gladys, born in Comrey, Alberta, Canada, was the third of five children born to Christian Hoversten and Julia Ogaard. The family lived in Canada, North Dakota and Minnesota. In 1942, Gladys married John McClelland Adams. In 1943, […]

Memorial Service for Tré Moynihan

Family and friends will host a Celebration of Life beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 26th for Tré Moynihan at the University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd., Davis, CA. Tré passed away on June 23, 2014, at the age of 20, following a wake-boarding accident on Lake Powell, Utah. In lieu of flowers, the family […]

Audrey Beryl Mertens

Aug. 23, 1926 — July 6, 2014 Audrey Beryl Mertens, 87, passed away on July 6, 2014, in Sacramento. The cause was complications from a stroke. She was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, to Ann and Verne Pattullo. She immigrated to the United States and worked as a registered nurse in Seattle […]

Kenneth Alan Kimble

April 2, 1924 — July 7, 2014 Kenneth Alan Kimble died Monday, July 7, 2014. Born and raised in Hanford, Ken received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UC Davis. He worked as a staff research associate in plant pathology and, after retiring from the university, continued working with the Harris Moran Seed Company. Ken was […]

Loran Joseph (Joe) Schreiner

Oct. 1, 1942 — June 14, 2014 Joe Schreiner of Silverdale, Washington, died on June 14, 2014 at the age of 71. Born on Oct. 1, 1942 in Bakersfield, Joe spent much of his youth in Southern California where he attended Crawford High School in San Diego. Upon graduation, he served four years in the US […]