Oris H. Degenkolb, third son of Gustav and Alice (Emmert) Degenkolb, died at home in Davis on Aug. 10, 2013. Born May 11, 1918, he was 95 years old and had been a resident of Yolo County for 34 years.
He was a licensed civil and structural engineer for the state of California Bridge Department, Division of Highways and in private practice.
Friends and family are invited to join a celebration of his life at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the University Retirement Community, 1515 Shasta Drive in Davis. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to University Retirement Community at Davis Foundation, 1515 Shasta Drive, Davis, CA 95616; Davis Community Church, 412 C St., Davis, CA 95616; or Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis, CA 95618.