Lansing Clay Stenson

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 […]

Walter Edward “Swede” Johnson

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 […]

Death notice: Richard L. Beach

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.

Rex Wesley Donaldson

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 […]

Robert ‘Dale’ Lowry

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 […]

Gene Allen Renken

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 […]

Death notice: Winifred Madison

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.

Jean Rosemary Langer Tate

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 […]

Christina Eleanora Schmidt

June 18, 1926 — Jan. 8, 2014 Christiana Eleanora Schmidt, passed away under the loving care of Heartland Hospice on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. She was born June 18, 1926, in Vienna, Austria, to the late Herbert and Margareta Neubacher. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Richard Schmidt; daughter Ana Hill; granddaughters […]

David L. Jacobson, Ph.D.

Oct. 23, 1933 – Jan. 24, 2014 David Louis Jacobson of Davis entered his heavenly home on Jan. 24, 2014, joining his beloved wife Delphine. David was born Oct. 23, 1933, in Palo Alto. He attended Princeton, Cornell and Stanford universities and worked for the University of California, Davis for some 40 years as a […]

Death notice: Hazel Bernice Brown

A funeral service for Hazel Bernice Brown begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at McNary’s Chapel, 458 College St. in Woodland. The Rev. Scott Wieking will officiate. Brown died on Jan. 16, 2014, at the age of 93. Interment will be private.

Douglas R. Rose

March 18, 1954 – Jan. 14, 2014 Doug passed away peacefully at his Berkeley home, surrounded by his family and friends. The cause of death was pancreatic cancer. He was 59 years old. Doug was born in Sacramento and lived most of his childhood in Davis. After graduating from Davis Senior High School in 1972, […]

Elisabeth ‘Beth’ Barrow

Nov. 15, 1935 – Jan. 8, 2014 Beth (as she was known by her friends) passed away suddenly and peacefully at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Vacaville on the morning of Jan. 8, 2014. Beth was born in Topeka, Kan., on Nov. 15, 1935. She married Robert D. Barrow in Roseburg, Ore., on Dec. 16, 1953, […]