Tuesday, July 29, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Josephine Pearl Fitch-Luft

By
March 25, 2011 |

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 6 1/2 years and Davis for 60 years. Jo worked as a telephone operator for UCD in the Telecommunications Department and was a 50 year member of the Quarter Century Club.

She was a joiner; “If you belong to something you should hang in there,” and hang in she did. Past Worthy Matron of Golden Valley Chapter of Order of Eastern Star and member for over 73 years; Past Nobel Grand of Davis chapter of the Rebekahs and member for over 50 years; Past president of the Davis chapter of VFW women’s auxiliary, Tremont Mite Society 35 year member, Davis Library Club, Davis Senior Center, and Davis Community Church and Circle.

She was preceded in death by her parents William Riley and Eva Mae (Wease) Tincher; seven sisters; nine brothers; husbands Thurston (Babe) Fitch (36 years) and L. Mike Luft (17yrs); and Infant daughter Mary Eva.

She is survived by sisters MaryAlice (Val) Siri of Reno and Norma (Don) Hanson of Redding; brother John Tincher of Orleans, Ind.;
Son Bill (Patty) Fitch of Elk Grove; daughter Judy (Tim) Holt of Watsonville; stepsons Bob and John Luft; grandchildren Will (Lindsay) Fitch, Joshua Dickel, Jettzen Dickel (fiancé Lindsay), Aleana (Jason) Fechner, Jacy (Sarah) Dickel, Bryan (Laura) Fitch, and Alissa Holt; great-grandchildren Ann, Jayden, Ashton, Jaycob, Jordan, Carter, Janeah, Addisyn, Jaysen and Georgia; and numerous nieces, nephews, family members and close friends.

Services will begin at noon Tuesday, March 29, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis. Private family viewing and burial will be at Davis Cemetery, Pole Line Road and Eighth Street in Davis.

Jo will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. The family requests remembrances in Jo’s name to be sent to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Comments

comments

Special to The Enterprise

  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

    That’s the ticket: Mondavi gets dynamic with pricing

    By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Tickets, sponsorships available for 10th annual Village Feast

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Ramco launches innovation center outreach effort

    By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

    Bob Dunning: Just be glad we don’t want fingerprints

    By Bob Dunning | From Page: A2 | Gallery

     
    House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Crews make gains on foothills wildfire

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

    Groundwater expert will speak in Woodland

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

     
    Pets of the week

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3 | Gallery

    Fair entries due soon for veggie, flower exhibitors

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

     
    Forum will explore injured veterans’ issues

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

    Humphrey Fellows share tales from their countries

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

     
    Hear Julie and the Jukes in the park

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5 | Gallery

     
    Square Tomatoes celebrates its anniversary

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

    Exchange program seeks host families

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

     
    .

    Forum

    Our own policies do us harm

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

     
    Pat Oliphant cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A4

    It’s all the ecologists’ fault

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A4

     
    Refrain from generalization

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A4

     
    It hurts, but not as much as the truth

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

    Accusations tear family down

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    .

    Sports

    Thorpe named UCD head softball coach

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Republic sets attendance record

    By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Cats let win slip away in Tacoma

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

    Houston continues to be a problem for A’s

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Lawrence Okoye preparing for the NFL

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

    Pirates plunder S.F.

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B8 | Gallery

     
    .

    Features

    .

    Arts

    .

    Business

    .

    Obituaries

    .

    Comics

    Comics: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (set 1)

    By Creator | From Page: B5

     
    Comics: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (set 2)

    By Creator | From Page: B7