Feb. 5, 1924 — Feb. 10, 2012 Frank Gordon Mitchell, age 88, passed away on Feb. 10, 2012, at Sutter General Hospital. A resident of Davis for 55 years, he is now with his wife Bea who passed last year after 62 years of marriage. The revered patriarch of the family, Gordon was a gentle […]
May 30, 1917 — Feb. 9, 2012 Shirley Stapleton Newhall died peacefully in her sleep at Alderson’s Convalescent Hospital in Woodland on Feb. 9, 2012, following a short illness. She was 94. She was born on Memorial Day, 1917, in Oroville, in the same house in which her mother and uncle were born. Her family […]
May 21, 1926 – Feb. 2, 2012 Rose Nobuko Okusako passed away in the early hours of Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, in the Davis home of her son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Cindy Okusako. She was 85 at the time and had survived lung cancer and the effects of its treatment for eleven years. At […]
June 22, 1928 – Jan. 30, 2012 James W. Biggar, professor emeritus at UC Davis, passed away peacefully to the Lord after a short illness on Tuesday, Jan 30, 2012, with his family present. He was always a hard and dedicated worker who received recognition professionally for his pioneering contributions to the study of soil […]
A service of worship and memory for Anne Lynn Gibbs will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. A reception will follow.
Sept. 19, 1931 – Jan. 29, 2012 Stanley Harris Wells passed away peacefully at his home in Davis on Sunday, Jan. 29. Stan, a longtime resident of Davis, was born in Lincoln, Neb., on Sept. 19, 1931. In his 80 years, Stan led an amazingly diverse and interesting life. He moved to Davis in 1968, […]
Sept. 15, 1930 — Jan. 25, 2012 Nadine Elaine Stuhlmuller Salonites, 81, died on Jan. 25, 2012, at her Woodland residence. Nadine was born Sept. 15, 1930, in Arbuckle, to Robert and Martha (Nusz) Stuhlmuller and raised in rural Yolo County. Nadine was well known as a professional singer, teacher, and for her preservation and […]
Sept. 5, 1944 – Jan. 28, 2012 Else Saederup Squires passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at the age of 67 in her Woodland home after a heroic three-year battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving daughter Iben and husband Richard. Else was born in Esbjerg, Denmark, to […]
Oct. 27, 1933 — Jan. 28, 2012 Marilyn Slater McCapes, 78, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, Jan. 28, 2012, in her Davis home of 40 years, with her family. She had been a Yolo County resident for 66 years. She was born in Sacramento on Oct. 27, 1933, the only child of her parents […]
1935 — Jan. 29, 2012 Lowell (Jake) Walgenbach passed away quietly on Jan. 29, 2012, at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital, following a valiant battle against cancer. Jake was born in Hospers, Iowa, in 1935. The family moved to Davis, where he attended the local schools and was a student leader and athlete at Davis High School. […]
Lowell (Jake) Walgenbach died on Jan. 29, 2012, at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital, following a valiant battle against cancer. He attended Davis schools and was a student leader and athlete at Davis High School. Following his graduation from UC Davis in 1958, Jake began a career in fair management that spanned more than 50 years. Private interment services […]
Sept. 23, 1925 — Jan. 29, 2012 Clara Sue Chiles Gyorke, the sole surviving child of the Davis pioneer family of William Earl and Olga Kettelsen Chiles, passed peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 surrounded by her loving children. Clara Sue was a fourth-generation Davisite; the granddaughter of William Dee and Clara Callaway Chiles and […]
May 5, 1927—Jan. 19, 2012 Charlotte Ruth Stafford passed away peacefully in Sacramento on Jan. 19, 2012, with her family at her side. She was 84. Charlotte was born May 5, 1927, in Mangum, Okla., to parents Myrtle Levine Jonas-Nabours and Walter Lee Nabours. Charlotte leaves behind Leland Clinton Stafford, her loving husband of 67 […]
Stanley Harris Wells, 80, of Davis, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at home. He was born Sept. 19, 1931, to Rosa and Harvey Wells. A public service will be announced at a later date.