Evelyn D. Kasmire

Jan. 23, 1924 — July 8, 2015 Evelyn Kasmire, a long time Davis resident, passed away at home July 8, 2015. She was 91.  Born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Charles and Hennie Schallis, she grew up in a close loving family. She graduated from Highland Park High School in Michigan. In 1950 she […]

Nancy Strode

Sept. 30, 1925 – June 30, 2015 Our beloved mom, Nancy Strode, died peacefully on June 30, 2015, in Sacramento. Her daughters and many family members and friends are grateful to have felt her joyful presence and aloha spirit in our lives. In her nearly 90 years of life, our mom was many things: an […]

Geraldine Mae (Coffman) Dietz

Oct. 23, 1928 – June 30, 2015 Geraldine Mae (Coffman) Dietz passed away peacefully at her residence in Davis on June 30, 2015. She had resided in Davis since 1990. Born in Fresno on Oct. 23, 1928, to Christopher Coffman and Nadine Hill Coffman, Geri, as she was known to her friends and family, was married […]

Death notice: Elly Vasak

Born Nov. 6, 1920, Elly Vasak died July 9, 2015, in Fairfield. She was 94. She was a homemaker. A reception will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Laurel Creek Health Center, 2800 Estates Drive in Fairfield.

Thomas L. Allen

Jan. 20, 1924 – June 28, 2015 Thomas L. Allen died peacefully in his sleep on June 28, 2015, at his home in Davis, Calif. He was 91 years old. The son of Glenn Loring Allen and Emma Blanchard Allen, he was born in San Jose, Calif., on Jan. 20, 1924. He grew up on a […]

Dr. Luke Ik Chang Kim

April 22, 1930 – July 12, 2015 Dr. Luke Ik Chang Kim, 85, passed away on July 12, 2015, in Seal Beach, Calif. A resident of Davis from 1969 to 2006, he served for three decades as chief psychiatrist and chief of research and staff development at the California Department of Corrections’ California Medical Facility […]

Ida Sue Smith Kidd

d. June 29, 2015 Ida Sue, age 96, passed away quietly on June 29, 2015. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Paul in 2007. They will be together for their 75th wedding anniversary in November. Also preceding her were parents Aaron James and Gussie Smith and brothers A.J., Viston and Blanton Smith. […]

Leonard Ernest Oldwin Jr.

Sept. 19, 1953 – May 29, 2015 The “force of nature” known to many as Lenny Oldwin has died. He was 61. Passionate and opinionated about everything including family, human rights, serving the poor, travel, food, the arts and politics, Leonard Ernest Oldwin, Jr., was born in Michigan, the third of four children of first-generation […]

Ida Sue Smith Kidd

d. June 29, 2015 Ida Sue, age 96, passed away quietly on June 29, 2015. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Paul in 2007. They will be together for their 75th wedding anniversary in November. Also preceding her were parents Aaron James and Gussie Smith and brothers A.J., Viston and Blanton Smith. […]

Leonard Ernest Oldwin, Jr.

Sept. 19, 1953 – May 29, 2015 The “force of nature” known to many as Lenny Oldwin has died. He was 61. Passionate and opinionated about everything including family, human rights, serving the poor, travel, food, the arts and politics, Leonard Ernest Oldwin, Jr., was born in Michigan, the third of four children of first-generation […]

Carl (Bill) King

d. June 29, 2015 Bill passed away peacefully in Davis on June 29, 2015, at the age of 79. He was born in Sacramento to Carl and Pauline King and graduated from Grant Union High School. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years and then attended American River College, where he met his […]

Georgie Shields

Jan. 7, 1986 – June 28, 2015 Georgie Shields is survived by his parents, George and Lynn Shields; beloved grandparents, Jack Brickey and Betty Brickey; and beloved brother to Stacey Shields, Lance Shields, Muriel Schilardi, Georganna Shields and Spencer Shields. “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down […]

John Joseph Pon

March 2, 1953 —— June 26, 2015 John Joseph Pon (“J”), 62, ended his four-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, June 26, 2015. He passed away at home in Davis, surrounded by his family. John was born March 2, 1953, in San Jose, to Julia and Joseph Pon. John grew up in Saratoga, where […]

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John Joseph Pon

March 2, 1953 —— June 26, 2015 John Joseph Pon (“J”), 62, ended his four-month battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, June 26, 2015. He passed away at home in Davis, surrounded by his family. John was born March 2, 1953, in San Jose, to Julia and Joseph Pon. John grew up in Saratoga, where […]

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