Heaven welcomed an angel when Theda L. Strack passed away on Sept. 18, 2012, at the age of 94. She was the ultimate “Mom” and “Grandmother,” and known by many as Aunt Toddy. Theda is survived by her son Dennis, and grandson Scott. Her family wishes to thank her loving caretakers at Eskaton. A memorial […]
Richard W. Harris, a retired professor of environmental horticulture at UC Davis, died Sept. 16, 2012. Born July 26, 1920, he was 92 years old. He had been a resident of Davis for 62 years. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Davis Community Church, 412 C St. in downtown […]
March 22, 1917 — Aug. 21, 2012 Lt. Col. Russell Harper Robinson passed away on Aug. 21, 2012, at the age of 95. He was born in Oakland on March 22, 1917, the son of Margarita and Russell T. Robinson. He was called Bobby as a child and then Bob by family, and later Robby […]
May 19, 1918 — April 23, 2012 Marcus Daley passed away in his sleep on April 23, 2012. He was born May 19, 1918, on the Daley homestead in Choteau, Mont. When he was 3, the family moved to Costa Mesa where he and his older brother, John, and younger sister, Mary Anne, attended elementary school. […]
June 28, 1921 — Sept. 11, 2012 Ilene Iola Donner Hunter, 91, died in Davis on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. She was born to William and Daisy Whipple Donner on June 28, 1921, in Fort Hall, Idaho. Ilene graduated from Tucson High School, received a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Arizona […]
March 22, 1924 – Sept. 9, 2012 Shirley Mae Costlow Black, who brought her native Texas hospitality and a lifelong commitment to community service to Davis in 1962, passed away on Sept. 9, 2012, at the age of 88. Her husband of 59 years, Hugh C. Black, professor emeritus of the UCD department of education, […]
Robert Clare Pearl Sr. died on Aug. 30, 2012. A memorial service begins at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road. The family requests donations in his memory be made to Rotary International or the charity of the donor’s choice.
1927 — 2012 Born in Compton in 1927, Ruth Brock passed away on Sept. 7, 2012, in the company of her two daughters. During her working years, Ruth was employed by the Sacramento Police Department and the Sacramento County Marshal’s Office before becoming a real estate agent and broker. She and husband, Dick were very […]
Oct. 17, 1942 — Sept. 4, 2012 The Rev. William Feeser died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Sacramento. Born Oct. 17, 1922, in Darby, Pa., he received his education at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, and also attended the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University. He was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1977 […]
Aug. 7, 1925 — Aug. 30, 2012 Robert Clare Pearl Sr. (Bob) died on Aug. 30, 2012, of natural causes. He was born on Aug. 7, 1925, in Lockeford, a small town east of Lodi. After graduating from Lodi High School in 1942, he attended UC Berkeley, which eventually led him to living in Davis […]
Joy W. Parfitt, age 91, died on Sept. 5, 2012, at Attic Angle Health Center in Madison, Wis. She is the mother of Dan Parfitt of Davis. Arrangements are pending.
A memorial Mass for James Richard Camillus Fonseca, who died on June 24, 2012, at the age of 84, will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Davis Newman Center, 514 C St. A late lunch will follow at the Newman Center.
July 11, 1938 — Sept. 2, 2012 Jay Laughlin McMullen died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at home at the family ranch. Death due to progression of a rare neurological syndrome called primary progressive alphasia which has no known cure. Born July 11, 1938, to Evelyn Laughlin McMullen and Robert James McMullen at the Eliza Tanner […]
April 1, 1925 – Sept. 2, 2012 Former New York native Eugene E. Anderson, 87, died the morning of Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Mr. Anderson was born on April 1, 1925, in the Bronx, N.Y. His parents, John and Eva Anderson, were both Finnish immigrants. He was the second-youngest of four sisters and three brothers. […]