Ryan N. Beede

Thirty years ago, almost to the day, our family was blessed by the addition of a beautiful sweet boy to add to our family of three. On the day he was expected, 30 years later he has passed from this life to the next, God’s gift returned home. Bonded to those of us he left […]

Death notice: Dorothy ‘Samie’ Louise Renault

Aug. 11, 1931- Sept. 12, 2015 Dorothy “Samie” Louise Renault of Davis died Sept. 12, 2015, after a long illness, from complications related to Alzheimer’s. She was 84. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Leo James Renault. She is survived by her daughter, Autumn Labbé-Renault of Davis, and her daughter’s […]

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Patricia Anne Bulman

May 9, 1949 — Sept. 6, 2015 Patricia Anne Bulman of Davis, California passed away in the evening on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the age of 66 after a long struggle with cancer. Daughter of Gertrude and David Bulman, she was born on May 9, 1949 in the borough of Manhattan in New York […]

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries

Benton Robert Bowen

d. Aug. 21, 2015 Benton Bowen passed away peacefully on August 21, 2015, in Roseville at the age of 88. He was predeceased by his wife Frances, who passed away on Thanksgiving Day 2014. He is survived by his son Robert Bowen (Kate) of Davis; daughter Susan Sweetser (Phil) of Roseville; stepdaughter Lisa McNatt (Hollis) […]

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Richard Graham ‘Dick’ Knapp

May 15, 1937 — Aug. 31, 2015 Long-time Davis, California resident Richard “Dick” Knapp, age 78, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle died at home Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.   Dick was born May 15, 1937 in Seattle, Washington, the […]

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Patricia Barbour Thompson

Dec. 10, 1951 — Aug. 31, 2015 Patricia Barbour Thompson of Winters passed away on Aug. 31, 2015 from complications due to lung cancer. Born in Pearl River, New York, she was 63 years old. In 1984, Pat married Warren Thompson in Fairbanks while working on the pipeline. Pat got her bachelor’s degree in horticulture […]

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Death notice: Lynda Joann Stapleton

Lynda Joann Stapleton passed away at her home in Sacramento, on Sept. 3, 2015, at age 58. A service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at Smith Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis. A full obituary may be viewed at http://smith-funerals.com/

September 09, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Carl Lloyd Tucker

Nov. 11, 1925 — Aug. 28, 2015 Carl Lloyd Tucker died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Carl was born in Nevada City, the son of Hiram Bert Tucker and Gertrude Ione Tucker. He retired from UC Davis after 37 years, having made many contributions to the development of new and improved bean varieties. He is survived […]

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Yolanda Reina-Guerra

July 31, 1936 – Sept. 2, 2015 Yolanda Reina-Guerra was born July 31, 1936, to Milta Yolanda Kessels in Santa Ana, El Salvador ,to Armando Kessels and Imelda de Trinidad Kessels. She died Sept. 2, 2015, of natural causes. Yoli was the second of eight children. After beginning her higher education to become an economist […]

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Judy Postlethwaite

Aug. 28, 1956 — Sept. 2, 2015 Judy Postlethwaite, 59, of Sacramento, passed away at home on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Judy was born in Cambridgeshire, England, on Aug. 28, 1956, to James W. Garman Sr. (deceased) and JoAnn Garman (1932-). Judy grew up in California as a child, and then moved to Kansas with […]

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Arnold J. Sillman

d. Aug. 27, 2015 Dr. Arnold J. Sillman passed away suddenly on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Davis at the age of 74. Born in New York, Arnie graduated from UCLA and completed a post-doctorate at Keio University in Tokyo. He worked as a park ranger in Sequoia National Park for many summers before settling […]

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Margie Fitzsimmons

Dec. 4, 1914 — Aug. 21, 2015 Margie J. (Hoilien) Fitzsimmons died Aug. 21, 2015, at the age of 100, at her Carlton Plaza apartment in Davis. Margie was attended by family and the outstanding assistance of Yolo Hospice and the Carlton staff. She was born in 1914 to Minnie Fisher and Joseph Hoilen in […]

August 30, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

David Tracy Fisk

July 13, 1974 — Aug. 26, 2015 David Tracy Fisk, aka dfthegenius, aka Rosebud, passed away Aug. 26, 2015, after a valiant fight in the ICU. Dave held many jobs in his short tenure on Earth. Some people called him the voice of Davis Little League. He loved announcing the games and keeping score. His high point as […]

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Evelyn Blanche Neithercutt

Oct. 31, 1928 — Aug. 23, 2015 Evelyn “Evie” Neithercutt passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on August 23, 2015 at home surrounded by family. Evie was born Oct. 31, 1928 in San Francisco the first of two daughters to Mario and Helen Ghisolfo. She graduated UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in animal […]

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