April 25, 1957 — March 1, 2012 John Michael Sopranuk passed away on March 1, 2012, in Conifer, Colo., at age 53, after suffering from a brief illness. Born April 25, 1957, John graduated from Davis High school in Davis and moved to Colorado on a scholarship. He joined the Aurora Police Department while attending […]
Richard Preston “Ricky” Provost died March 10, 2012. He had lived in Davis since 2001. He was born Dec. 1, 1956, in Rockville Center, N.Y., to Joan and Preston Provost. A Mass will be held on Thursday, March 15, at 1 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Davis.
Janis H. Schacherbauer died March 10, 2012, at the age of 79. A Davis resident from 1960 to 1991, she moved to Woodland in 1991. Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 509 College St. in Woodland.
Dr. Robert R. Traut passed away on Feb. 29, 2012, in Davis at the age of 77 after suffering from a brief illness. He was a professor emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine (formerly Biological Chemistry), at the UC Davis School of Medicine. Dr. Traut was born in 1934, received a BS […]
March 3, 1953 — Jan. 2, 2o12 Richard (Rick) D. Efigenio died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 in Yuba City. Born March 3, 1953, in Berkeley, Rick was a graduate of Davis High School and attended American River College to study music. He had a passion for music and became a professional musician playing in numerous bands […]
Dec. 4, 1931 — Feb. 19, 2012 Robert M. (Bob) Dickover died peacefully on Feb. 19, 2012 at Kaiser Hospital in Sacramento. Born to the late Lucille and Leslie Dickover in Turlock on Dec. 4, 1931, he was a proud graduate of San Jose High School San Jose State University, and did post-graduate work at UC Berkeley. […]
July 29, 1931 – Feb. 23, 2012 Jane Louise Pomeroy, 80, peacefully passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, in the presence of loving family members and friends. She was born in Oklahoma City on July 29, 1931, to Harold and Lillian Peterson. Her brother Harold Jr. (“Pete”) was eight years her senior. In the seventh […]
Bobby Lee Moore, 74, of Davis, died Feb. 11, 2012. He had been an area resident for 53 years. He was born Sept. 10, 1937, in Calvin, Okla., to Grace Willard and Robert Moore. Private family services will take place at a later date.
Aug. 14, 1936 — Feb. 27, 2012 Shirley Ellen Vohs died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in Sacramento. Born Aug. 14, 1936, in Arnegard, N.D., she spent her early years in North Dakota. She graduated from Williston High School and attended the Universtiy of North Dakota. Her adult years were spent primarily in Davis, where she […]
Aug. 16, 1920 — Jan. 19, 2012 Betty Russell passed away in her Davis home on Jan. 19, 2012, after a gradual decline. She was 91. Betty was born near Fuzhou, China, to missionary parents, before returning to the U.S. at the age of 5. When she spoke Chinese in front of her new American […]
May 4, 1932 — Feb. 23, 2012 Betty Jane (Main) Chastain was born May 4, 1932, in Evansville, Ind., and went to be with the Lord and her son Stephen (Brenda) on Feb. 23, 2012, in Sacramento, just short of her 80th birthday. Betty was a resident of Yolo County for over 40 years. She is survived by […]
A funeral service for the Rev. James W. Hardy, who died Feb. 24, 2012, in Vacaville, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at Community Presbyterian Church, 425 Hemlock St. in Vacaville. Born Dec. 12, 1925, in Toledo, Ore., he was 86 years old. A retired Presbyterian minister and marriage and family therapist, Hardy had […]
Oct. 16, 1929 — Feb. 17, 2012 Al John DaMassa passed away Feb. 17, 2012, after a long illness. He was born Oct. 16, 1929, near Lucca, Italy, to Paul and Maria DaMassa. He was 82 years old. He came to the United States in 1938 at age 8 and spent his childhood in Oroville. […]
d. Feb. 13, 2012 Huguette Lucienne Bach passed away Feb. 13, 2012, at the age of 82. She was born in France, where she married Max Bach in 1947. They lived in Berkeley before settling in Davis in 1952. After coming to Davis, Huguette initially owned her own hair salon, but after earning her bachelor’s […]