Dr. John S. Orsborn Jr., 90, died on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. A 24-year resident of Davis, he was a veterinary pathologist for most of his career. He retired in 1992 as assistant director of the California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System at UC Davis. Funeral arrangements are pending.
Nov. 11, 1954 — July 10, 2013 Paul Howard Gumerlock passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on July 10, 2013, in Sacramento. Paul was born on Nov. 11, 1954, in Richmond, Va., to Stanley Francis and Mary Huber Gumerlock. Along with his seven siblings – Mary Kay, Bob, Anne (dec’d. 1998), Margaret, […]
Samantha Elizabeth Young (“Sammie Bee”) died suddenly at the age of 25 early Thursday morning, July 25, 2013. Funeral and donation arrangements and are pending. Wiscombe Funeral Home will be assisting the family with arrangements.
Elijah Quinn Lewis July 27, 2010 — July 4, 2013 Elijah (Eli) Quinn Lewis, 2, died in a tragic accident on July 4, 2013. Eli was born in Davis and lived his short life in Woodland. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Carrie (Russell) Lewis (Woodland); his grandparents Richard and Sharon Russell, Wayne […]
Lois Arlene Hoff April 3, 1932-July 2, 2013 Lois Arlene Hoff of Davis passed away in her home on July 2, 2013. Lois was born in Chicago, Ill. on April 3, 1932, and later moved with her family to Indianapolis, Ind. She relocated to Davis in 1966 where she found employment with Pacific Bell. She […]
July 12, 1934 – June 3, 2013 Ann Louise Grodewald Husmann was born in New York on July 12, 1934 to Anna and Christoph Grodewald. She grew up there, attending various public schools (valedictorian of her high school class!) and working in her parents’ delicatessen, then attended SUNY at Stony Brook, studying to become a […]
July 26, 1954 – July 11, 2013 Howard William Calkin was a plant physiologist and later a software engineer. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Union College in 1976, and received a Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from UC Davis in 1981, where he wrote his dissertation on deciduous and evergreen perennials in Cold Creek […]
Nov. 19, 1920 – July 13, 2013 Olga passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 in Davis, her home of the last six years. She was 92 years old. Olga was born in San Francisco. She grew up in Albany and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1942. She was married for 50 years to Robert N. […]
Sept. 7, 1923 – June 14, 2013 David Wilson Bressler was born in San Francisco on Sept. 7 1923, the first of three children born to David and Marguerite Bressler. He attended Polytechnic High School, graduating in 1940, and then hopped a freighter to China. He enlisted in the Coast Guard immediately after the bombing […]
March 18, 1922 – July 15, 2013 A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Incarnation to celebrate the life of Leon Hall, 91, who died peacefully on July 15, 2013, at his Davis home. Leon, a retired civil engineer, lived with his family in Davis […]
Thomas Gordon Elliott Nov. 16, 1936 – July 13, 2013 Thomas Gordon Elliott, 76, of Grants Pass died Saturday, July 13, 2013 at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1936 in Lakeview, Ore. A memorial service with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Chapel of the Valley – […]
March 7, 1933 – July 12, 2013 Joan Hoffman Stille was an elegant and gracious woman who dearly loved her large family, friends and fun. Joan was born in Baltimore County, Maryland, on March 7, 1933, to the late John and Helen Hoffman. Following a whirlwind romance with her lifelong love, Eugene Stille of Woodland, […]
Feb. 20,1917 – June 15, 2013 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Lloyd Muir Smith, Ph.D., on June 15, 2013. Dr. Smith was born on Feb. 20, 1917, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He earned his B.S. from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, prior to serving three years in the Royal […]
d. June 24, 2013 Kim passed away on Monday, June 24, 2013, at the age of 53 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Kim was born in Marysville, and grew up in Davis. She graduated from Davis Senior High School in 1977 and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in community studies from UC […]