Dieter W. Gruenwedel

June 21, 1931 — Jan. 17, 2015 Dieter Wolfgang Gruenwedel, Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), died on Jan. 17, 2015, from complications following meningioma surgery. He was 83. He was born on Jun. 21, 1931, to Otto and Helene Gruenwedel in Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany. His childhood was marked by dramatic events during World War II, including […]

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Vernon E. Burton

June 3, 1924 — Jan. 22, 2015 Vernon E. Burton passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2015 in Davis. Vern, who was known for his wonderful sense of humor and ever-present smile, was born in Omaha, Neb., on June 3, 1924, the only child of John and Vesta Burton. In July 1943, he was inducted […]

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Death notice: Celia E. Recchio

Celia E. Recchio of Davis died on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. She was born May 22, 1993, in Sacramento to Judith Recchio and William Haigh. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 1, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis.

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Robert Hugh McWherter

Nov. 29, 1925 — Feb. 20, 2015 Robert (Bob) Hugh McWherter was called to his heavenly home on Feb. 20, 2015, at the age of 89. Bob was born on November 29, 1925, to Hugh Porter and Almyra (Vaughan) McWherter in Davis. In 1943, after graduating high school, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy where […]

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Vernon E. Burton

June 3, 1924 — Jan. 22, 2015 Vernon E. Burton passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2015 in Davis. Vern, who was known for his wonderful sense of humor and ever-present smile, was born in Omaha, Neb., on June 3, 1924, the only child of John and Vesta Burton. In July 1943, he was inducted […]

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Vernon E. Burton

June 3, 1924 — Jan. 22, 2015 Vernon E. Burton passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2015 in Davis. Vern, who was known for his wonderful sense of humor and ever-present smile, was born in Omaha, Neb., on June 3, 1924, the only child of John and Vesta Burton. In July 1943, he was inducted […]

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Albert Alonzo Harrison

April 21, 1940 —— Feb. 9, 2015 Albert Harrison died unexpectedly in his home on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Born in Fall River, Mass. to Kempton and Ellen Adams Harrison, he lived in Swansea, Mass. until moving to California in 1959. At UC Santa Barbara he earned undergraduate degrees and then went to the University […]

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William L. Hornof

1918 — 2015 William L. Hornof (fondly known as Pops), 96, of Davis died Feb. 18, 2015 with family and close friends by his side. Bill was the son of Emil and Josephine Hornof from Waskish, MN. He was one of four children, Elsie, Frank and Ed Hornof. His warm and close extended family resides […]

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Death notice: Joseph Davis Parsons

Joseph Davis Parsons died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Dixon. Born on Aug. 18, 1936, in Belfast, Maine, he was 78. A celebration of Parsons’ life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Old Veterans Hall, 231 N. First St. in Dixon.

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William L. Hornof

1918 — 2015 William L. Hornof (fondly known as Pops), 96, of Davis died Feb. 18, 2015 with family and close friends by his side. Bill was the son of Emil and Josephine Hornof from Waskish, MN. He was one of four children, Elsie, Frank and Ed Hornof. His warm and close extended family resides […]

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Albert Alonzo Harrison

April 21, 1940 — Feb. 9, 2015 Albert Harrison died unexpectedly in his home on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Born in Fall River, Mass. to Kempton and Ellen Adams Harrison, he lived in Swansea, Mass. until moving to California in 1959. At UC Santa Barbara he earned undergraduate degrees and then went to the University […]

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Maryrose Shields Whelan

d. Jan. 13, 2015 Maryrose Shields Whelan, 90, of Mill Valley passed away Jan. 13, 2015, after a brief illness. Born in Washington, D.C, she lived in Virginia and Wisconsin before moving to Davis, and then Mill Valley. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Trinity College in 1946 and studied acting at Catholic University. Maryrose was […]

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Frederick Kearney

d. Feb. 9, 2015 Fred passed away Feb. 9, 2015, in Folsom at the age of 78. He was the second child born to Charles and Minerva Kearney on a ranch near Dixon. He attended Davis High School, graduating in 1954. After attending UC Berkeley as an engineering student, he signed on with the U.S. […]

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Gabriel Alexander Provost

June 17, 1980 — Feb. 7, 2015 In the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 Gabriel Alexander Provost unexpectedly passed away in his sleep of unknown, natural causes at the age of 34. Born June 17, 1980, Gabe was brought up by his loving father, Ken Provost, along with his sister, Becca Elam, […]

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