Death notice: Michael Benjamin Mattis

Michael Benjamin Mattis, 49, of San Francisco died Saturday, March 1, 2014. A funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, March 10, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis, with a reception following at International House, 10 College Park in Davis.

Death notice: Diana Rowe

A celebration of life for Diana Rowe, who died Feb. 19, 2014, at the age of 67, will take place Saturday, March 8, at 44561 County Road 30B in Davis (off of County Road 104). A Davis resident, she was a hairdresser for 25 years. For more information about Saturday’s gathering, call Kirk at 530-758-9624.

Lorna Churchill

April 8, 1928 — Feb. 24, 2014 Lorna Churchill, 85, of Davis, died on Feb. 24, 2014, of natural causes. She was born in New York City on April 8, 1928, to the late Samuel Kraut and Sadie (Selikovitz) Kraut. Lorna attended Hunter College High School in New York City. As the highest-scoring student on […]

Lee Stuart Montgomery

Aug. 1, 1929 — Feb. 21, 2014 Lee Stuart Montgomery died on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Davis. Lee was born on Aug. 1, 1929, in Bieber, to the late William and Bessie Montgomery. The Montgomery family was one of Davis’ pioneer families. Lee graduated from Davis High School in 1948. He loved sports and was […]

Harry William Murphy

Feb. 21, 1919 — Feb. 13, 2014 Harry Murphy passed away peacefully at home with his daughter at his side on Feb. 13, 2014, one week shy of his 95th birthday. Murph (as he was known to all his friends) was born in 1919, the third child and only son of Harry and Alfreda Murphy. […]

Birgit Marie Hempel

May 4, 1922 — Feb. 9, 2014 Our loving mother, grandmother and aunt, Birgit Marie Hempel peacefully passed away at home on Feb. 9, 2014. The best Mom ever! Birgit was born on May 4, 1922, in Skaelskor, Denmark, the daughter of Pastor Einar Thygesen Kragh and Elise Magdalene Kragh, and sister to Thyge and […]

Clara May Evans

Feb. 23, 1930 – Nov. 5, 2013 Born on Feb. 23, 1930, in Turner, Kan., the youngest of nine children, Clara May Campbell Evans passed away peacefully in the comfort of her Davis home on Nov. 5, 2013. A 34-year resident of Davis, she cherished the many wonderful and caring friends she made here. She […]

Elaine Edlefsen Cooper

Feb. 7, 1925 – Feb. 7, 2014 Elaine Edlefsen Cooper was born on Feb. 7, 1925, in Logan, Utah, and left this Earth on Feb. 7, 2014, her 89th birthday! She was the youngest daughter of Niels Edlef Edlefsen and Carrie Brown Edlefsen. Elaine moved to Davis as a young girl when her father took a job in California. She attended […]

Rosemary Adamski

Dec. 28, 1930 – Feb. 11, 2014 Rosemary Schroeder Adamski finished her earthly journey on Feb. 11, 2014. She was born in Emmetsburg, Iowa, on Dec. 28, 1930, to Bernard and Margery Schroeder, a local farming family. She became a registered nurse in 1951 after graduating from Sioux Valley Nursing School in South Dakota. She […]

Charlotte Henrietta Hill

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 […]

Virginia M. Gaylord

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 […]

Dewey J. Raski

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. […]

Richard Leroy Beach

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 […]

Eulis ‘Red’ Edwards

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 […]