Blaine Lee Beaman July 28, 1942 — Sept. 7, 2013 Dr. Blaine Lee Beaman, 71, of Claremont (formerly Davis) passed away Sept. 7, 2013, after a long battle with progressive supranuclear palsy. Blaine was born in Portland, Ore. on July 28, 1942. He grew up with his parents, Jack and Fern Beaman, and his brothers, […]
Sept. 28, 1942 — Oct. 13, 2013 Joachim “Goldy” Goldsmith — beloved husband, father, brother, zaydeh, Sac State professor of criminal justice and neighborhood consiglieri — died on Oct. 13, 2013, of leukemia. Born in 1942 in New Hampshire to Holocaust refugees, Goldy lived in foster homes from the time he was 4, was orphaned […]
John R. Whitaker Sept. 13, 1929 – Sept. 28, 2013 John R. Whitaker, 84, of Davis, passed away on Sept. 28, 2013, at St. John’s Retirement Village in Woodland, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Lubbock, Texas, the first of six children born to Ovid and Vera Whitaker. The family […]
Feb. 23, 1920—Oct. 1, 2013 Robert James Bolt passed away quietly on Oct. 1, 2013 at age 93. Bob was born on Feb. 23, 1920 in Grand Rapids, Mich., the youngest of eight children. He was a graduate of Calvin College and the University of Michigan Medical School. In 1945 he married Phyllis Mae VanDenBerg, also from […]
Aug. 13, 1925 — Oct. 26, 2013 Lois (Lowie) Guilbert Graves, 88, passed away peacefully of natural causes after struggling with ALS, at the home of Leslie (daughter) and John Hayes in Aptos in the predawn hours of Sept. 26, 2013. Lowie was born to Harold R. and Frances Marie Guilbert on Aug. 13, 1925 […]
Aug. 23, 1929 — Oct. 8, 2013 Lloyd Roberts passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Stollwood Convalescent Hospital in Woodland, at the age of 84. Lloyd was born on Aug. 23, 1929 in Oakland to Radford and Minnie Roberts. He had two sisters: Betty and Marian. Lloyd attended schools in Rodeo and Richmond. […]
June 13, 1927—Oct. 4, 2013 Eleanore Pennell Little (née Henderson) died peacefully at St. John’s Retirement Village in Woodland on Oct. 4, 2013. Born on June 13, 1927, in Santa Barbara, Ellie was a resident of Davis for almost 50 years, where she volunteered for many organizations, including the Davis Community Church, Davis public schools […]
Oct. 24, 1914 – Sept. 26, 2013 Dolly was born in Freeburg, Ill., to Fred and Lillian Braeutigam. She was the middle child of three, having one older and one younger brother. Dolly always wanted to be a teacher. She went to Southern Illinois Normal School at Carbondale for two years, then transferred to University […]
Donald Norman Grotjahn, 88, of Davis, died on Aug. 14, 2013, in Davis. He had been an area resident for 12 years. He was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Illinois to Alice and Wilhelm Grotjahn. A private family service will be held at a later date.
A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 640 Hawthorn Lane, for Steven Schuhart of Davis, who died Sept. 14, 2013. Born Jan. 1, 1951, he was 62 years old. He was preceded in death by his father, Thuel Schuhart, and his mother, Vive Schuhart. He is […]
April 30, 1925 — Sept. 16, 2013 Portia Elizabeth Rourke of Davis, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Portia was born April 30, 1925. Portia is survived by her loving husband, Calvin Rourke; her two daughters Teresa and Sandra, and her son David, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Thursday, […]
Portia Elizabeth Rourke of Davis died Sept. 16, 2013. She was born April 30, 1925. A funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 1701 Russell Blvd. in Davis. Interment will follow at Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road.
Dec. 31, 1988 – Aug. 21, 2013 Rebeca Castellucci, 24, passed away at Woodland Memorial Hospital on Aug. 21, 2013. She was a loving, compassionate and caring wife, daughter and sister. Beloved wife of Devin Castellucci, she was also dearly loved by her mother Estolia Lopez and sisters Ignacia and Maria. She was the cherished […]
Nov. 22, 1940 — Sept. 5, 2013 Ann Catherine Preston, aged 72, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of Sept. 5, 2013, from lung cancer. She was an active and popular member of the University Retirement Community where she had resided since 2008. Ann was born Nov. 22, 1940, in […]