Betty Woodbury, 94, died peacefully in her sleep on April 22, 2011. Born Elizabeth Van Ginkel on Nov. 1, 1916, she grew up with her parents Hendrik Van Ginkel and Parthena Grace Ellington on an orange grove in the heart of California’s San Gabriel Valley. She graduated from the University of Redlands in 1938 and […]
At 8:30 a.m. March 26, 1917, a beautiful baby girl was born to Robert and Sarah Jane Tener in San Francisco. Roberta grew into an even more beautiful young woman, who loved to play tennis and ride horses in Golden Gate Park. Very intelligent throughout school, she graduated from Poly Tech High during the Great […]
Betty Woodbury died Friday, April 22, 2011. Born Nov. 1, 1916, she lived in Davis from 1958 to 2001, and volunteered with the PTA, the League of Women Voters, the Pence Gallery and the UC Davis Arboretum.
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 […]