November 9, 1923 — March 23, 2011 George Duwel, a Davis resident for the past 14 years, passed away Wednesday, March 23, following a brief illness. He was born and raised in Park Ridge, Ill. Mr. Duwel enjoyed a lifelong love of the sea. He first learned to sail on Lake Michigan while he attended […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Summer Serafin, a versatile actress, longtime survivor of Type 1 diabetes and Davis High School graduate, died March 18 at San Francisco General Hospital after a 10-day struggle for survival after an accidental fall from a fire escape. She was 31. Serafin, who was appearing in a leading role in “On the […]
J. Daniel McBride died on March 12, 2011. Born May 5, 1950, in Santa Barbara to Jim and Alice McBride, he graduated from Highlands High School in Sacramento and attended American River College and Sacramento City College. He is Survived by his life partner Dolores Rugama, brother Mike McBride and his wife Cathy, and sister Megan Starr […]
Sept. 17, 1918 – March 27, 2011 Frank G. Pearce passed away on March 27, 2011, at the age of 92. Frank was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on Sept. 17, 1918. He attended Rose Hulman for undergraduate work and received his doctorate from MIT. Frank worked as a chemical engineer and information systems executive […]
Dr. James Ian Stewart died March 29, 2011. Born Jan. 9, 1928, he was 83 years old. He had been a Davis resident for more than 40 years. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 3, at the Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis.
d. March 26, 2011 In memory of a beautiful life… Barbara Binns Melander, late widow of Carl Melander, beloved mother of David, Binns and Karen, grandmother to Aaron, Bridget, Heidi, Marcus and Stephen, and seven times much adored great-grandmother, died after a long illness on Saturday, March 26, 2011, in Davis. A Memorial Service to […]
d. March 24, 2011 Lauretta L. Abrams, originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., but happily transplanted to Davis, died peacefully on March 24, 2011. Though she really wanted to live until 98 and 7 months (so she could beat her mother) she succumbed to a long-term illness quite suddenly at 77 years young. Lauretta grew up in […]
William B. “Bill” Flewelling passed away on March 22, 2011, at his home in Davis, Calif. He was 72 years old. Bill was born in Utah on April 6, 1938, to Boyd W. and Hazel (Shipley) Flewelling. When Bill was a young man, his family moved to California, where he graduated from Davis High School […]
William B. “Bill” Flewelling died March 22, 2011, at his home in Davis. He was 72 years old. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 2, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road in Davis. Wiscombe Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Nov. 17, 1919 — March 19, 2011 Josephine Pearl Fitch-Luft (Tincher) entered into rest on March 19, 2011, in Sacramento. She was 91 years, 4 months old. Born November 17, 1919 in Mitchell (Spice Valley), Ind., she graduated from Huron, Ind., High School, in 1938. She was a resident of Elk Grove for the last […]
July 9, 1919 — March 14, 2011 Viera G. Cohen died peacefully at home in Davis on March 14, 2011. She was 91. Viera was born July 9, 1919, in Boston, to Dr. Boris and Beatrice (née Batsheva Spector) Greenberg, immigrants from what is now known as western Ukraine. After attending public schools in Boston […]
d. March 21, 2011 Pamela Lee Brill, 53, died March 21, 2011, in Vacaville, her home for the past 20 years. She had been a paralegal for Solano County for the past eight years. She is survived by two brothers, Frederick Brill of Orangevale and Don Brill of Woodland; a sister, Gayle Raymos of Vacaville […]
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.
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 […]