April 1, 1930 — May 23, 2012 Roy Sachs died on the morning of May 23, 2012, at his home in Davis. Roy was born in New York, the son of Harry and Bea Sachs. He spent the early years of his life living in the Bronx, before the family moved to Baltimore. Roy graduated […]
Aug. 27, 1928 — May 22, 2012 Eleanor Mackey, 83, of Vacaville died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, of pneumonia after a decade-long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Eleanor was born on August 27, 1928, in Visalia to the late Harold and Margaret Buchter. She was reared in Watsonville, where she graduated from high school in 1946. She […]
Family and friends of Margaret Fitzmorris, who died Feb. 14, 2012, are invited to join in a celebration of her life from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, in the Fellowship Hall of Davis Community Church, 412 C St. An open mic will be available to share remembrances. Please bring a dessert to share if you […]
Nora “Peach” Pontillo, 89, died May 12, 2012. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, May 18, at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B St. in Davis. Burial will be private.
Peter Chapman Brown, 65, died at his home in Davis on May 13, 2012. A memorial celebration of his life will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Delta of Venus, 122 B St. in Davis. Further plans are pending.
Oct. 16, 1922 — May 12, 2012 Nora “Peach” Pontillo died Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Vacaville. Born Oct. 16, 1922 in Detroit, she was 89. Peach’s beautiful smile, her sense of humor and her spunky nature will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, […]
April 11, 1925 — March 22, 2012 Valdemars “Val” Zemitis passed away peacefully in his Davis home on March 22, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 11, 1925, in Riga, Latvia. As a young boy, he learned the game of chess, his life’s passion. After World War II, the Soviet […]
April 10, 1933 — May 5, 2012 Virginia Joyce Avery died Saturday, May 5, 2012. Born April 10, 1933, she was one of four children raised on a farm in Auburn, N.Y. She met her future husband, Ernest, in Andover, Mass., in the summer of 1948. Ernie and Virginia would be married Sept. 21, 1952. […]
Cheryl Kathryn Mihalevich of Shelbina, Mo., died April 15, 2012, at the age of 89. She was born Oct. 24, 1922, in Burlington, Iowa, to Robert and Blanche Dillon. Survivors include daughter Barbara (Michael) Arciero and granddaughters Jessica and Jenna Arciero, all of Davis.
Nov. 25, 1944 — May 2, 2012 Adair Worth MacEachern passed away after fighting lymphoma on May 2, 2012, surrounded by family. She was 68. Adair was born Nov. 25, 1944, in Long Island, N.Y., to Neil Gordon and Charliroi MacEachern. Neil was an officer in the U.S. AirForce and, as a result, Adair lived […]
Paul Douglas Budwiser Sr. passed away peacefully April 24, 2012, at Kaiser Hospital in Sacramento surrounded by his family. He was 70. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Diane; his three children, Paul Budwiser Jr. of Sacramento, Philip Budwiser of Davis and Margaret Budwiser of Davis; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters Susan […]
d. April 20, 2012 Dr. James F. Ransdell, 85, died Friday, April 20, 2012, at Courtyard HealthCare Center in Davis He was born in Paris, Mo. His mother Mary was a schoolteacher and his father Thomas was a farmer. He married Wanda Armistead on June 12,1949, and received his MD degree. He finished his residency […]
1933 – April 26, 2012 James Richard Hutchison died April 26, 2012. Born on June 1, 1933, of English and Irish immigrants in San Francisco, Jim was the valedictorian of his high school graduating class, and received an academic scholarship to Stanford University. He worked three jobs to support himself at Stanford before receiving his […]
Oct. 9, 1930 — April 19, 2012 Robert Lee Vyvlecka passed away at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Davis at the age of 81, after a long battle with ALS. He was born in Jourdanton, Texas, on Oct. 9, 1930, to Joseph and Adela Vyvlecka. He served in the […]