Dorothy De Maria died December 29, 2011. Born on March 16, 1910, she was 101. Dorothy was a member of Holy Rosary Church where she spent some time as organist. She also played harp and piano in local music groups and for weddings. She was a driving force in bringing the Community Concert series to Woodland […]
May 9, 1931 — Dec. 5, 2011 Robert M. (Bob) Nyman, 80, died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. He was able to attend his Davis High School class reunion, held just over six weeks before his death, which was a cherished goal. Bob was born in Denver, Colo., on […]
Sept. 22, 1939 – Dec. 26, 2011 Ruth Ann Heck, 72, died Dec. 26, 2011, in Fort Wayne, Ind. A dedicated and deeply caring nurse, Ruth was employed by Sutter Davis Hospital for 25 years. Born in Fort Wayne on Sept. 22, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Sophia Diemer. Ruth […]
Hazel Caroline Haight died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. Born April 29, 1915, she was 96. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road.
Feb. 16, 1920 — Dec. 21, 2011 Paul Taloff, husband, father, grandfather and a deacon at St. James Catholic Church in Davis, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, in Woodland. Born on Feb. 16, 1920, in Chicago to Meyer Taloff and Fannie Fox Taloff. He was 91. Paul was raised in Chicago, graduating from Sullivan High […]
Ernest Vincent “JR” Zimmerman, 57, died Dec. 21, 2011, in Dixon. He was a carpenter. A celebration of his life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Calvary Chapel, 150 N. First St. in Dixon. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up in his name at the First Northern […]
April 13, 1952 — Dec. 15, 2011 Richard Lawrence Pleau passed away Dec. 15, 2011, in Sacramento after fighting a six-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 59. Richard was born on April 13, 1952, in San Francisco and moved to Davis that same year. He graduated from Davis High School and worked in the […]
Paul Taloff of Davis died Dec. 21, 2011, in Woodland. He was 91. Born Feb. 16, 1920, in Chicago, he had been an area resident for 44 years. Taloff was a deacon at St. James Catholic Church in Davis. A Mass of Christian burial is planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. James, […]
Jerry Ruff died Nov. 15, 2011. Born Nov. 21, 1937, he was 73 years old. He had been a Davis resident since 1966. He served in the U.S. Army for two years active duty and seven years as a reserve. He was buried Nov. 23 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon.
The Rev. Maynard Carl Gonterman, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, died Dec. 20, 2011. He was 91. Born in Litchfield, Ill., in 1920, he served in the Pacific Theater in World War II. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he worked for what would become Franklin Electric Motors until his retirement in […]
Marvin Kinsey, 80, died on Dec. 11, 2011, after battling cancer. He was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Glendive, Mont., and lived in Davis from 1964 until his death. He worked as senior research associate in the department of entomology at UC Davis for 37 years. At his request, no services will be held. In lieu […]
John Henderson, 7, of Davis, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, after a tragic accident. He was born May 23, 2004, in Sacramento to Helen Chew and Mark Henderson. A time of visitation will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at Wiscombe Funeral Chapel, 116 D St. in Davis. A Mass of Christian Burial will […]
Oct. 27, 1944 – Dec. 11, 2011 Claudette Teresa Paz, 67, of Sacramento and formerly of Davis, passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Sacramento. Claudette was born Oct. 27, 1944 in Oakland to Julie and Alfonso Velarde. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, her teaching credentials from the University of San Francisco […]
Jay Jones, age 64, died on Nov. 29, 2011, in Redding. Born on July 13, 1947, in Sacramento, he lived in Davis from 1950 to 1972, graduating from Davis High School in 1965. A celebration of his life will begin at 2 p.m. Dec. 20, at Eagles Hall, 1940 Mulberry St. in Chico. Call (530) 893-4804 […]