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.

July 16, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

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 […]

July 15, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

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. […]

July 12, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

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 […]

July 10, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

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 […]

July 08, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged

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 […]

July 07, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Death notice: Laure Biewer

Laure Biewer, 80, of St. Marcellin, France, died June 26, 2015, in Davis. She worked as a travel agent for more than 30 years in Sacramento and traveled the world with her late husband Dennis, daughter Linda, son-in-law Kevin and grandson Julien. A celebration of her life will be held in St. Marcellin, where her remains and those […]

July 03, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Myron Dale “Doc” Miller, Colonel, USAF (retired)

May 30, 1924 — June 6, 2015 “Doc” Miller, born May 30, 1924, in Colfax, Wash., died June 6, 2015, in Davis. After graduating from Colfax High School in the middle of World War II, he volunteered for Army Air Corps pilot training. Completing flight training at the cadet level, he moved through more advanced […]

July 15, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Froydis Lenore Flint Deupree

May 12, 1924 – June 22, 2015 Froydis Lenore “Freddie” Flint Deupree passed away at the age of 91 at her home in Carmichael at 6:02 a.m. on June 22, 2015. Freddie shared her home with her daughter Joan Hammond, her son-in-law, Brent Hammond, and two grandchildren, Nicole Smith and Zack Hammond. Joan and Brent […]

July 05, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Edith Shaw (Borst) Getzen

Feb. 9, 1925 — June 18, 2015 Edith Shaw (Borst) Getzen, born on Feb. 9, 1925, in Pennsylvania, passed away on June 18, 2015, in Woodland. Edith went to nursing school and joined the U.S. Navy as a WAVE. She met and married Capt. Lindsay C. Getzen, M.D., and they had one child. Edith spent her […]

July 01, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Mark Ross Felton

Nov. 3, 1968 — June 8, 2015 Mark Ross Felton, age 46, passed away June 8, 2015, of natural causes. Born in Eureka, he was a nearly lifelong resident of Davis, having lived there since age 5, attending local schools and King High. As a child and young man he was an avid and adept […]

June 28, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Death notice: Myron Dale ‘Doc’ Miller

Myron Dale “Doc” Miller, 91, of Davis died June 6, 2015. He served 30 years in the U.S. Air Force before retiring as a colonel and entering UC Davis, earning undergraduate and law degrees. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin […]

June 28, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Jean Elizabeth Laughtin

Jean Elizabeth (Carden) Laughtin April 27, 1930 – June 6, 2015 Jeanie was born in Sacramento, CA to Morris and Elizabeth Carden. She had been residing at St. Johns Retirement Village, Woodland where she was much loved; she became a friend and grandmother to many there. She died from complications following a serious illness in […]

June 25, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Marjorie ‘Anne’ Rix

Feb. 7, 1931 — June 21, 2015 Anne Rix was peacefully carried to her heavenly home from Davis on Sunday, June 21, 2015. Anne was a gracious Southern lady, a beloved mother, and an Air Force wife supporting her husband’s varied career in many locations. She now waits peacefully with her parents in heaven for […]

June 25, 2015 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,