Lauretta Abrams

Lauretta Abrams, dedicated volunteer at the Senior Center, died Thursday, March 24, 2011, in Davis. She was 77 years old. A memorial service will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17 at the Senior Center.

Nancy Seyden

A celebration of life event for Nancy Seyden, to share food, music and memories, will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at the Stonegate Clubhouse, 919 Lake Blvd. in Davis. A pioneer in the disability rights movement at UC Davis, she died in Davis on Jan. 22, 2011, at the age of […]

Dorothea Jane Hubble

March 30, 1922 — March 18, 2011 Dorothea “Dottie” Jane Hubble, a resident of Sierra Health, passed away on March 18, 2011. Born on March 30, 1922, in Denver, Dottie was a wonderful artist, known for her beautiful landscapes and paintings of aspen trees. She loved trees, the ocean, dancing, dogs, ice skating down mountain […]

Richard E. Tanner

Feb. 20, 1933 — March 17, 2011 Richard “Dick” Ellis Tanner died on March 17, 2011, from injuries suffered in a head-on collision car accident while traveling with his beloved companion, Marla McArron to their home in Foresthill. He was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Los Angeles to George “Raymond” and Grace Atkins Byl Tanner.  […]

Marla F. McArron

Dec. 6, 1936 — March 17, 2011 Marla McArron, much beloved companion, mother, grandmother, friend and educator passed away suddenly on March 17, 2011.  She was 74. Marla was born in Fresno and later moved to Davis.  Along with her family, teaching and learning have been the joys of her life. You would always find […]

Charles William ‘Bill’ Lovitt

d. March 15, 2011 Charles William Lovitt, “Bill” to those who knew him, died peacefully March 15, 2011, at his home in Davis, Calif. He was 82 years old. Bill was born in Long Beach, Calif., at Seaside Hospital. Bill graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Pomona College in Pomona, Calif. He went […]

Charles ‘Bill’ Lovitt

Charles William “Bill” Lovitt, retired professor of philosophy, died March 15, 2011, at his home in Davis. He was 82 years old. Friends are invited to attend a funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 515 Second St. in Woodland. Interment at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road […]

Norman E. Wanek

Feb. 28, 1923- March 15, 2011 Norman E. Wanek passed away in his sleep on March 15, 2011, at his Danville home of 51 years. Norm is survived by his devoted daughter, Maria Sargent of Davis; beloved grandsons, Kent and Kevin Sargent of Davis; brother Bernie Wanek of Burbank; and sister Mary Hall (Don) of Fallbrook. […]

Anita Marie Casson

Jan. 10, 1915 – March 13, 2011 Marie passed away at age 96 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Gail Casson of Winters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Joseph Casson; daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Loretta Ann Casson; and grandson, Timothy Edwin Casson. She is survived by her daughter Mary Lynn Annen and husband […]

Stephen Andrew Chastain

Oct. 25, 1962 – March 10, 2011 Courage, character, inspirational and a loving Christian nature are just a few of the words that could be used to describe Steve and the amazing life he led. Steve was a giant of a man not only in stature, but also in heart. From his early years growing […]

Dorothea Jane Hubble

Dorothea “Dottie” Jane Hubble, a resident of Sierra Health in Davis, died March 18, 2011. She was born on March 30, 1922, in Denver. A memorial service to celebrate her life is planned at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the Wiscombe Funeral  Chapel, 116 D St., Davis.

Jim Saum

A memorial service for Jim Saum will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road. A professor of counselor education at Sacramento State for 36 years, he died on Jan. 27, 2011, at the age of 89.

Melvin N. Dahl

Feb. 26, 1914 – March 12, 2011 Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on March 12, 2011. Melvin N. Dahl was born in Huff, N.D., on Feb. 26, 1914, of parents who had immigrated from Norway and raised nine children. Melvin married Jeanne Louise McGinnis on April 14, 1935, and together they […]

Bonnie B. James

Sept. 12, 1958 – March 10, 2011 Bonnie Barnum James of Oak Harbor, Wash., died on Thursday, March 10, 2011, surrounded by her family after a long battle with cancer. Bonnie was born to Don and Judy Barnum on Sept. 12, 1958, in Santa Monica. She resided in Davis for most of her life, where […]