Lillian Lexon Richmond

Feb. 14, 1917 — March 3, 2011 Lillian Lexon Richmond was born in Richmond on Feb. 14, 1917, and died in Davis on March 3, 2011, at the age of 94. Lillian was a graduate of Richmond High School and attended the local business school. She went to work in Berkeley where she met her […]

Carrie Ann Bishop

Born on Dec. 23, 1980, Carrie Ann Bishop died Feb. 27, 2011, in Rancho Palos Verdes. She worked as an information technology specialist for both the state of California and the UC Davis Campus Union. Friends and family are invited to a memorial service that begins at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at East Valley Church, 7801 […]

Lesley E. Poirier

Jan. 12 1966 – Jan. 29, 2011 Lesley Elizabeth Poirier passed away at her home in Portland, Ore., after battling cancer since January 2010. She is survived by her husband Rodney Koeneke and son Auden of Portland; her mother, Patricia Poirier; of Davis; her sister Lorraine Bessmer (Dan) of Portland; and her brothers, Steve Mounkes […]

Daniel E. Kryston

Dec. 20, 1952 – Feb. 9, 2011 On Feb. 9, 2011, the wonderful artist and teacher Dan Kryston passed to glory after a short but brutal fight with pneumonia. He was preceded in death by his parents Josephine and Edward Kryston, and is survived by his only sister Karen Kryston and her partner Renae Miller; […]

James Y. Olsen

James Y. Olsen passed away on Jan. 21, 2011, at age 65. Jim was a friend to all who knew him. He was a cheerful and polite man who never complained. He was a dedicated employee who enjoyed and took great pride in his work as a bookkeeper at TCC Properties Inc. for more than […]

Harry C. Miller

May 1, 1928 – Feb. 25, 2011 Harry Cornelius Miller of Davis passed peacefully on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, after bravely battling health issues the last year. He was 82. Harry enjoyed a long and productive life as a husband, father, businessman, golfer and loyal friend to many in communities in both New York and […]

Maria Mange

Aug. 7, 1935 — Jan. 30, 2011 Maria Mange died of cancer on Jan. 30, 2011, in Davis, where she was an emeritus senior research associate. She was born Maria Anna Rajetsky on Aug. 7, 1935, in Kaposvar, Hungary, as the eldest of three sisters — Maria, Agnes and Szuszi — where she excelled in science, […]

Harmon Ray Taber Sr.

Jan. 23, 1927 – Feb. 20, 2011 Born Jan. 23, 1927, at the Woodland Clinic Hospital, Mr. Harmon Ray Taber Sr. passed peacefully at his Davis home on Feb. 20, 2011, at the age of 84. He was third of the three sons of Esther Bresee Taber and Merlin Jay Taber Sr. of Capay. His […]

Harmon Ray Taber Sr.

A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the Capay Cemetery, 24727 County Road 22 in Esparto, for Harmon Ray Taber Sr. He was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Woodland and died Feb. 20, 2011, in Davis.

John W. Jones

March 6, 1948 – Jan. 25, 2011 John W. Jones of Davis — father, son, brother, uncle, scoutmaster, police officer, fraternal adviser and congressional candidate — passed away Jan. 25, 2011, at the age of 62. John was born and raised in the Mission District of Santa Barbara, son of Elmer, the Santa Barbara County […]

Louis Daniel Leary

Jan. 3, 1951 — Feb. 12, 2011 Louis “Lou” Daniel Leary, former floor director of the California Assembly Speaker’s Office, died in Sacramento on Feb. 12, 2011, after a long illness. He was 60 years old. Mr. Leary was born in Vallejo on Jan. 3, 1951. As a young man growing up in Vallejo, he attended […]

Hazel Jane Sprock

May 31, 1922 — Dec. 2, 2010 Hazel Jane (Sprague) Sprock, born May 31, 1922, passed away on Dec. 2, 2010, in San Jose. Her husband of 68 years, Merle was by her side. She is survived by her husband Merle; her sons, Dale, Brian and Vance; her daughter Merlene; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Known […]

Elna Stevenson

Aug. 21, 1914 — Feb. 15, 2011 Elna Hill Stevenson, 96, died Feb. 15, 2011, in El Macero. Born Aug. 21, 1914, in Grimes, she attended Grand Island Elementary, Pierce High School and Heald Business College. She was a homemaker for many years. She is survived by her children, Jean Durst, Elizabeth Robinson, Susan Driver […]

Dwain W. Zahn

1922 — Feb. 12, 2011 Dwain W. Zahn passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 12, 2011. He was born in Nebraska in 1922 and moved to California as a young man. He had lived in Davis for 44 years. He is survived by his wife Barbara; sisters Bonnie Husman and Elaine Dillard; daughters Kathi Gray […]