Dr. James A. Kennedy

Oct. 10, 1920 — Jan. 17, 2016 Dr. James A. Kennedy, a longtime resident of Davis who spent 40 years of dedicated service as a family physician, passed away peacefully at his home in Davis on the morning of Jan. 17, 2016. A man who was known for his calm and peaceful caregiving, he was […]

Marietta Leiser

Nov. 23, 1918 — Nov. 24, 2015 Marietta Gilliam Leiser passed away Nov. 24, 2015, one day past her 97th birthday, at Carlton Plaza Senior Living in Davis. She grew up on the family farm in Madison and was the daughter of John W. and Hulda (Blanton) Gilliam, a longtime Yolo County pioneer family. She […]

Jim Beutel

d. Dec. 28, 2015 After a long illness, Jim Beutel passed away on Dec. 28, 2015, at the age of 88. A native of Orange, Calif., he attended UC Berkeley and UCLA (undergrad), University of Wisconsin (master’s degree) and pursued his Ph.D. at Rutgers University. He began his career with UC Extension in Riverside and […]

Death notice: Francisco X. Alarcon

Francisco X. Alarcon died at his Davis home on Jan. 15, 2016. A Davis resident for more than 25 years, he was 61. He was a lecturer in the UC Davis Spanish department and supervised the Native Spanish Speaker Program at the university, and was an internationally renowned poet and children’s author. A service will begin […]

Mary Glasson

Oct. 23, 1932 — Jan. 16, 2016 Mary Glasson died the early morning of Jan. 16, 2016, in Davis. She was born in India to Harry and Stella Hurst on Oct. 23, 1932, during the period of the British Raj. Mary attended Lawrence College in the foothills of the Himalayas with her brother Brian and […]

Death notice: Dr. James A. Kennedy

Dr. James A. Kennedy, a longtime resident of Davis who spent 40 years of dedicated service as a family physician, died peacefully at his home in Davis on the morning of Jan. 17, 2016. Born Oct. 10, 1920, he was 95 years old. A man who was known for his calm and peaceful caregiving, he was […]

Gerald (Jerry) Robert Schimke

March 22, 1937 — Jan. 8, 2016 Gerald Robert Schimke died Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Davis. Born March 22, 1937, in Biloxi, Miss., to Harold B. and Martha M. Schimke, he was the oldest of four siblings. Jerry spent his early childhood in Yakima, Wash., where gasoline rationing and blackouts at night were part […]

John B. ‘Jack’ Anderson

July 26, 1942 — Dec. 27, 2015 Jack Anderson passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 27, 2015, in his home in El Macero at age 73.  He was born in Woodland to John “Bud” Anderson and V. Elvene Anderson and lived in Knights Landing during his youth. He attended Woodland High School and later graduated from […]

Death notice: Joseph R. Dunlap

Joseph Richard Dunlap, 95, devoted husband of the late Ann McLaughlin Dunlap and a resident of Seal Beach, died on Jan. 3, 2016, in Davis after a short illness. He was a retired manager of the Reinforcing Bar Fabrication and Placement Department for Bethlehem Steel in South San Francisco. A celebration of life is planned for this […]

Yvonne LeMaitre

Aug. 25, 1940 — Dec. 5, 2015 Yvonne LeMaitre passed away in Woodland on Dec. 5, 2015, at age 75. She was born in Woodland on Aug. 25, 1940, to Loren LeMaitre and Verna Fourness LeMaitre. Yvonne lived on the family ranch between Woodland and Davis, almost all her life. Yvonne’s parents were partners in […]

Hubert Michael Reisenauer

March 11, 1920 — Dec. 13, 2015 Michael Reisenauer, a professor emeritus at UC Davis, died peacefully on Dec. 13, 2015, at age 95.  Mike grew up on a farm in Genesee, Idaho, and was the first person in his family to go to college. He served on a submarine during World War II. He […]

Michael Vincent Domen

Nov. 28, 1946 — Jan. 10, 2016 Michael Vincent Domen formerly of Davis, passed away peacefully in his sleep in Ridgeland, S.C., on Jan. 10, 2016. Mike was born on Nov. 28, 1946 in Augsburg, Germany, to Amelia (Dudek) Domen and Bernard Domen. After Amelia and Bernard’s military service ended, they relocated the family to Hibbing, […]

Eunice Brzycki

April 5, 1923 — Jan. 3, 2016 Eunice Brzycki died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Davis. Eunice was the beloved mother of six children who considered her God’s greatest gift to them. After her husband’s death in 2008, her daughter, Mary Zeigler, and her husband, Max, cared for Eunice in Davis, where she enjoyed the […]