Joshua Daniel Doringer

Jan. 8, 1975 — Aug. 9, 2015 Joshua Daniel Doringer died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Davis. Full of life, laughter and love, Josh meant so much to so many. His spirit lives on through his loving family and incredible number of friends. In his life he was loved dearly by his wife, Emily, and […]

August 23, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Elizabeth R. Weir

Aug. 9, 1915 — Aug. 17, 2015 Elizabeth R. Weir has passed from this life at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. She was born in Madison, Wis. to Miles C. and Katherine G. Riley on Aug. 9, 1915. She had three brothers, all who have preceded her. She was raised a good Irish Catholic […]

August 19, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Mitchell Houston Hill

d. Aug. 10, 2015 Mitchell Houston Hill, 90, passed away Aug. 10, 2015, at his residence in Woodland after a brief battle with cancer. He was the son of Houston and Arvada Hill and the loving husband of Frances Mae Hill. He is survived by five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In Mitchell’s 35 years in […]

August 16, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Julia C. (Pererya) Sanchez

d. July 28, 2015 Julia C. (Pereyra) Sanchez of Davis suffered a massive stroke and passed away at her home on Monday, July 28, 2015. She was 81 years old. Julia parents were Pedro and Petra Pereyra of Woodland. Originally from Mexico, the family settled in Woodland raised their children and became respected members of […]

August 16, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Joan Meredith Turcotte

Nov. 29, 1931 — Aug. 5, 2015 Joan Meredith Turcotte, 83, of Davis, passed away peacefully at University Retirement Community on Aug. 5, 2015.  She was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Philadelphia, to Edward H. Luecke and Agnes M. Kerzman, and grew up in Riverton, N.J. She met her husband to be, Donald Turcotte, while […]

August 09, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Dawn D. Johnson

Dec. 13, 1950 — July 24, 2015 Dawn D. (Sullivan) Johnson, beloved wife, mother, nurse, teacher and Christian, passed on the morning of Friday, July 24, 2015, after an eight year battle with progressive Alzheimer’s dementia. She was surrounded by husband Dr. William W. Johnson, daughter Shannon Kathleen Johnson, sons Brennan G.W. Johnson, Colin Wm […]

August 09, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Howard Scott Brown

Aug. 14, 1950 — Aug. 2, 2015 Howard Scott Brown passed away Aug. 2, 2015, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. Scott was born of goodly parents Lavere and Ethel Brown on Aug. 14, 1950, in Logan, Utah. He moved to Davis with his family in 1962 and was part of the first sixth-grade […]

August 06, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Arnold Jacob Bauer

April 11, 1931 – July 30, 2015 Arnold J. Bauer was born on a farm in northeast Kansas on April 11, 1931. He died in Davis, Calif., on July 30, 2015. Arnie was many things: gentleman and scholar, voracious reader and meticulous vintner, onetime airman and baseball player, curious traveler and gracious host, writer of […]

August 06, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Charles L. Judson

Oct. 21, 1926 — July 26, 2015 On Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the age of 88, Charles Judson died peacefully and in the presence of his family members from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He will be fondly remembered for the qualities described by a dear friend: “He was attentive and engaging, direct and thoughtful […]

August 06, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Russell ‘Rick’ Sperry

March 19, 1938 — July 28, 2015 The son of Russ and Elenore Sperry, Rick grew up and spent most of his life in the Bay Area, but moved to Davis in 1992 so wife Shirley could attend UC Davis. Rick graduated from Serra High School in San Mateo in 1955. He met and married […]

August 06, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Gladys E. Bakker

d. July 21, 2015 Longtime Davis resident Gladys Evelyn Bakker passed away peacefully on July 21, 2015, at the age of 95. She was surrounded by loved ones. Born on the family farm in Ryegate, Mont., Gladys was the second of five children of James and Clara Matzell Card. She was a child of the […]

August 06, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Victor Will Burns

d. July 26, 2015 Victor Will Burns, born in Los Angeles, died July 26, 2015, at the age of 89. Orphaned at 17 in San Francisco, the only child of Irish immigrant William St. John Burns and South African immigrant Nesta Mabel Henrieta Cowan, Vic considered himself a survivor. There is a faded family photo […]

August 04, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Trudi Black

d. July 16, 2015 Trudi Elizabeth Black, who was born in Boston, died on June 16, 2015, in Davis, surrounded by love and comfort. Preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. Black, Ph.D., they met at a dance, honeymooned in Quebec, Canada, and traversed across country to settle in the sleepy town of Davis […]

July 28, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Thelma Bailey Payne Cooper

July 21, 1920 — July 21, 2015 Thelma Cooper passed away on her 95th birthday, July 21, 2015, in Redding at A Touch of Heaven. She spent the majority of her life in Woodland and Davis. Thelma was a member of a pioneer family — her mother, Edna Black Bailey, and her family homesteaded in […]

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