On April 26, longtime Davis resident and social activist Hannah Biberstein, 82, died at her home in Davis, surrounded by her family. Born in Essen, Germany, the daughter of a rabbi, she fled with her family from Nazi persecution to New York, where her father founded a new congregation. One of its member families included […]
Roberta Millett Tener Kenney, 94, died April 28, 2011, at Atria Covell Gardens in Davis. A resident of the community for 56 years, Kenney worked for 25 years as an academic adviser in international relations at UC Davis. Graveside services will begin at noon on Monday at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. For […]
Mary Ellen Baldwin passed away Friday evening, April 29, 2011. Mary Ellen was born in Meriden, Conn., on August 28, 1935, the daughter of Margaret and Walter Burns. Mary Ellen is survived by her brother, Robert Burns of Melbourne, Fla., and her three children, Cheryl Choate of Sacramento, Ransom Baldwin of Finksburg, Md., and Robert Baldwin […]
Jeff F. Johnson July 11, 1957 — April 21, 2011 Jeff Johnson passed away peacefully in Woodland on April 21, 2011, after a lengthy illness. Born in Ames, Iowa, on July 11, 1957, Jeff was raised in Davis, and graduated from Davis High and UC Davis. He received his MBA from USC. Jeff was preceded […]
Paul Raymond Grasham Sr. died Nov. 13, 2010, at the age of 70. Born Aug. 3, 1940, he worked as an electrician. A celebration of his life will begin at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Plainfield Station, 23944 County Road 98. For more information, call Janice at (530) 753-1337.
Mary Ellen Baldwin passed away Friday evening, April 29, 2011. A Mass celebrating her life will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B St. A reception will follow in the parish center.
Carmen (Castillo) Cody passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Sacramento on April 21, 2011, after a brief illness. She was 60 years old. At her bedside was her husband of 30 years, James Cody, her daughter, Melissa Cody Bell, and her son, Kellen Cody, as well as Anna Olszewski and her son-in-law, Jason Bell. […]
Hannah Biberstein of Davis passed away Tuesday, April 26. Funeral services are planned for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Blvd. For details, visit http://www.bethaverim.org.
Mildred Hipwell LaMoure passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 14, 2011. She was born in Ogden, Utah, on Nov. 12, 1933, to John and Dagmar Hipwell. Millie, as her friends and family called her, was the youngest of seven children. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clifton LaMoure, and her four children: […]
Linda Happy Gacel-Sinclair of Davis died Thursday, April 21, 2011. She was 49. She worked as an analyst in the InnovationAccess department of the Office of Research at UC Davis. A celebration of life is planned from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the United Methodist Church in Davis. Burial will take place […]
Richard Hanson Plant died peacefully on April 17, 2011, of congestive heart failure. He was born in Flushing, N.Y., the youngest of five siblings and the only one born in the United States, his family having emigrated from England shortly after World War I. After graduating from high school he worked as a page boy […]
Edward James Grundler Jan. 1, 1939 – April 8, 2011 Edward James Grundler, 72, passed away peacefully on the morning of April 8, 2011, after a long and difficult battle against stomach cancer. During his last courageous steps, he was surrounded by his loving wife, all seven of his children and other close family members. […]
Debra Anne Miller Debra passed away unexpectedly on April 2, 2011. She married longtime Davis resident Chris Allen in 2004. Born on November 21, 1952, at Travis Air Force Base, she graduated from Vacaville High School, and received a bachelor’s degree in music from Sacramento State. She then went on to build a piano studio averaging 50 students in […]
Sefton Robert Wellings, M.D., Ph.D., passed away peacefully on March 8, 2011, in Palm Desert, at the age of 83. Sefton was born on Oct. 2, 1927 in Tacoma, Wash. He received his education at University of Washington (Seattle) and UC Berkeley, and completed his medical residency at the UC San Francisco Medical Center. With […]