April 10, 1925 — March 22, 2012 Philip Acton Barker, Ph.D., passed away on March 22, 2012, at the age of 86 in Davis. Phil was born on a farm near Logan, Ohio, on April 10, 1925, to Edwin W. Barker and Nellie G. VanCuren. His early school years were spent in a one-room schoolhouse. […]
d. Dec. 25, 2011 Roderick V. Reid, professor emeritus of physics at UC Davis, died at his Davis home on Dec. 25, 2011. Reid was born in Charlotte, NC, where he graduated from Central High. He received bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of Denver and studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. […]
1924 — April 6, 2012 Albert J. Henle, Jr. — known to his Blue Devil athletes as Coach A.J. “Bud” Henle — passed away Friday morning, April 6, 2012, at his Davis home, with loving family members by his side. Coach Henle was a fourth-generation member of the Henle family, which settled on the North […]
Nov. 6, 1940 — April 2, 2012 Margaret “Peggie” Burr Moles passed away on April 2, 2012, in her Davis home. She was born in Hackensack, N.J., on Nov. 6,1940, to Fred Randolph Kruger and Ruth White Kruger. Her family moved to Portland, Maine, a few years later and this is where Peggie and her […]
Aug 13, 1919 — Feb. 22, 2012 Antonette N. Richtman departed this life on Feb. 22, 2012 at the age of 92. She received the reward of her faith by meeting her Lord and the family of angels that had always provided her life here with the optimism for loving and serving others in anticipation […]
Nov. 21, 1914 — April 2, 2012 Alberto Vasquez died Monday, April 2, 2012, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. He was 97. Born Nov. 21, 1914, in Chihuahua, Mexico, he immigrated to Sacramento as a child. During World War II, he served with the 896th AAA Automatic Weapons Battalion in the European theater of operations for 28 months. […]
September 14, 1912- April 3, 2012 Leona May Rohde died Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at her Davis home. She was 99. She graduated from Horner High School in Michigan and moved to Yosemite with family, where she met her future husband of 52 years, Alvin Rohde. She was one of the original “Rosie the Riveters” during […]
Dec. 23, 1913 — April 1, 2012 Kathryn H. Vetter passed away on April 1, 2012, at the age of 98. Kathryn was born Dec. 23, 1913, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Charles H. and Myrtle M. Maurer (née Parker). She was a resident of Davis for the past six years. Kathryn received her bachelor’s degree […]
March 16, 1918 — March 28, 2012 Robert W. Alexander died March 28, 2012. Born March 16, 1918, in Corvallis, Ore., he graduated as a landscape architect from the University of Oregon. During World War II, he served in North Africa, Italy and Southern France as a glider pilot. In Rome, he met and married […]
June 28, 1973 – April 1, 2012 Cheyenne-Autumn Harreé Spell, a beloved daughter, sister, aunt, granddaughter, niece and friend, passed away on April 1, 2012, at the age of 38. Her family announces the news with deep feelings of sorrow. Born in Anaheim, Cheyenne moved to El Macero in 1982 and graduated from Davis High […]
Rose Conningham of Davis died April 2. A memorial service is planned at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, at Pole Line Road Baptist Church, 770 Pole Line Road, Davis. Donations may be made in her honor to Summer House. For more information, call the church at (530) 753-4315.
Joktan Chaka Dec. 2, 1937 – March 22, 2012 Joktan Chaka passed away on March 22, 2012. Joktan was born in Houston, Texas, on Dec. 2, 1937. He spent most of his life in Los Angeles. In 1975, he moved to Sacramento. He lived in Dixon for 12 years and then moved to Davis in […]
1926—2012 Peter Janitzky passed away peacefully in his home on April 3, 2012, after battling Alzheimer’s disease for some years. Peter was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1926 and lived there until 1957 when he came to the United States. He earned a Doctorate Degree in Soil Sciences while in Germany and worked at the […]
A memorial service for Joel Lubin — sponsored by Sutter Medical Group, Sutter Medical Foundation and Sutter Davis Hospital — will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the UC Davis Hyatt Place Hotel, at 173 Old Davis Road Extension, Davis. A wrong location was published in Friday’s Enterprise.