Lois G. Whiting, 89, left us on Saturday, April 2, 2011, while surrounded by her family. Lois had been struggling with Alzheimer’s disease for many years, but was always a sunny, loving and happy person; her positive outlook was infectious. She was born August 23, 1921, in Minot, N.D., to Mable and Fred Galle. Lois […]
Bethea Grace Mitchell, age 87, was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Aug. 3, 1923. She passed away peacefully on April 1, 2011 at the St. John’s Retirement Village in Woodland. She resided in Davis for 54 years with her husband of 62 years, F. Gordon Mitchell, who she met at a dance in Sacramento. Bea […]
April 1, 1939 — April 1, 2011 Lee Jing Chen, 72, of El Macero, passed away at home Friday, April 1, 2011. He had been an area resident for 42 years. Lee was born April 1, 1939, in Taiwan to I-Wah Lee and Hwa-Si Chen. He was a researcher and professor. Lee enjoyed teaching and […]
A celebration of life campus memorial service for Professor Marion Miller is planned for 2 p.m. Monday at the UC Davis Conference Center. A reception will immediately follow the service. Miller served as a professor in the UCD department of environmental toxicology and the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group for more than 25 years. She […]
June 22, 1932 — March 30, 2011 Pauline Cecilia Murray passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Woodland. She was born June 22, 1932 in Powell River, B.C., and moved with her family to Dixon in 1943. Pauline might best be known for her love for St. Peter’s Catholic Church, where she has been a […]
November 9, 1923 — March 23, 2011 George Duwel, a Davis resident for the past 14 years, passed away Wednesday, March 23, following a brief illness. He was born and raised in Park Ridge, Ill. Mr. Duwel enjoyed a lifelong love of the sea. He first learned to sail on Lake Michigan while he attended […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Summer Serafin, a versatile actress, longtime survivor of Type 1 diabetes and Davis High School graduate, died March 18 at San Francisco General Hospital after a 10-day struggle for survival after an accidental fall from a fire escape. She was 31. Serafin, who was appearing in a leading role in “On the […]
J. Daniel McBride died on March 12, 2011. Born May 5, 1950, in Santa Barbara to Jim and Alice McBride, he graduated from Highlands High School in Sacramento and attended American River College and Sacramento City College. He is Survived by his life partner Dolores Rugama, brother Mike McBride and his wife Cathy, and sister Megan Starr […]
Sept. 17, 1918 – March 27, 2011 Frank G. Pearce passed away on March 27, 2011, at the age of 92. Frank was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Sept. 17, 1918. He attended Rose Hulman for undergraduate work and received his doctorate from MIT. Frank worked as a chemical engineer and information systems executive […]
Dr. James Ian Stewart died March 29, 2011. Born Jan. 9, 1928, he was 83 years old. He had been a Davis resident for more than 40 years. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 3, at the Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis.
d. March 26, 2011 In memory of a beautiful life… Barbara Binns Melander, late widow of Carl Melander, beloved mother of David, Binns and Karen, grandmother to Aaron, Bridget, Heidi, Marcus and Stephen, and seven times much adored great-grandmother, died after a long illness on Saturday, March 26, 2011, in Davis. A Memorial Service to […]
d. March 24, 2011 Lauretta L. Abrams, originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., but happily transplanted to Davis, died peacefully on March 24, 2011. Though she really wanted to live until 98 and 7 months (so she could beat her mother) she succumbed to a long-term illness quite suddenly at 77 years young. Lauretta grew up in […]
William B. “Bill” Flewelling passed away on March 22, 2011, at his home in Davis, Calif. He was 72 years old. Bill was born in Utah on April 6, 1938, to Boyd W. and Hazel (Shipley) Flewelling. When Bill was a young man, his family moved to California, where he graduated from Davis High School […]
William B. “Bill” Flewelling died March 22, 2011, at his home in Davis. He was 72 years old. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road in Davis. Wiscombe Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.