William “Bill” Fewell passed away on Friday, May 13, 2011, two days shy of his 54th birthday. Bill was the second of five children born to parents Robert and Ernestine. He joins his brother Richard Fewell in the Kingdom of God. Bill is survived by his brothers Robert and Martin, his sister Donna and loving […]
James Hill Wilson March 6, 1923 — May 17, 2011 James Wilson, 88, of Woodland passed away May 17, 2011. Jim was born at his parent’s farm near Lancaster and attended local schools there. He studied agriculture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, leaving just short of graduation to join the Navy when the U.S. […]
Dr. Dean Otis Cliver, born March 2, 1935, died Monday, May 16, 2011, at his home in Davis. A graduate of Purdue University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Dean completed his Ph.D. at Ohio State University in the spring of 1959. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in the Food […]
Ramona Lee Morrow entered into eternal peace on May 13, 2011, in her home in Davis. Born March 4, 1929, in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Dallas and Marie Kinder, Ramona graduated from high school in Esparto and from Sacramento State University with a teaching degree. Her life was devoted to her family and working with […]
Grace Eliassen Hefner of Woodland, 80, died May 10, 2011. She was a retired physical therapist. A memorial service will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at American Lutheran Church, 1114 College St. in Woodland. A reception will follow at the family home.
Rev. Richard Blinn, S.J. Oct. 23, 1933 — May 11, 2011 Father Richard Blinn, S.J., 77, died in Los Gatos on Wednesday, May 11. He had been a member of the Society of Jesus for 53 years and an ordained priest for 41 years. Father Richard was born in Nampa, Idaho, and grew up in […]
Alcy Shannon (Bud) Giles of Watkinsville, Ga., died May 11, 2011. He was 83. A native of Oconee County, he was a son of the late William Wesley and Della Christopher Giles. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Holly Elizabeth Giles, four brothers and four sisters. Giles was a member of the Watkinsville […]
Vincent Charles Forcella of Davis died May 12, 2011. He was 85. Born in West Springfield, Mass., the youngest of seven siblings born to Italian immigrants, Vince went to college at the University of New Mexico. To work in Alaska, he drove the Alcan Highway before it was paved. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran […]
1926-2011 Francis William (Bill) Borst Jr. of El Macero passed away May 6 after a brave battle with leukemia. He was 85. Born and raised on Long Island, N.Y., Bill served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and retired from the Navy after 27 years as Lieutenant Commander in Salinas. A resident of Salinas for […]
Ryan Patrick Cawley passed away on April 30, 2011. Ryan was born on January 28, 1981, a most welcome gift to his parents, Michael and Debra. Ryan lived his first seven years in the community of Chester with his younger brother Kevin and sister Kacey. In 1988 the family moved to Lemoore, where Ryan touched many […]
Rodney Duane Westfall Oct. 11, 1922 — April 23, 2011 Rodney Duane Westfall passed away in Woodland on April 23, 2011. Rodney was born in Richards, Mo., on Oct. 11, 1922, the sixth of six children. His family moved from Missouri to California in 1928, settling in Concord, where he attended elementary and high school. […]
Lorraine Emily Cabelus, 81, of Davis passed away April 29, 2011. She was born March 18, 1930, in New Jersey to Florence Alexander Callani. Private family services will be held at a later date.
Dr. Glen A. Lillington, whose passion for teaching, writing and speaking about medicine influenced countless medical students and practitioners, died peacefully Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his Menlo Park home. He was 84. Born Oct. 20, 1926, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and always proud of his Icelandic Canadian heritage, Glen was an internationally recognized expert […]
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 […]