d. Dec. 22, 2011 William George Chace died Dec. 22, 2011, in Woodland. He was 83 years old. A native of Massachusetts, Bill spent his early years in the woods and mountains, where he developed a lifelong love of the outdoors. He referred to his first job on the trail crews in the White Mountains […]
d. Dec. 26, 2011 Hazel Caroline Haight died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. A 60-year resident of Davis, she was 96 years old. She was the daughter of a Baptist minister and grew up in Wilder, Idaho. She met Robert S. Haight in Glendale and they married in September of 1945. They moved to Davis in […]
Dec. 27, 1923 – Dec. 30, 2011 Mary Williams Carter passed away peacefully from complications of Parkinson’s disease on Dec. 30, 2011, three days after her 88th birthday. She had been a Davis resident for nearly 10 years. In the last week of her life she enjoyed the constant companionship of her three sons, their […]
Rosemarie Troughton, 72, of Davis, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, in Sacramento. Bonr May 26, 1939, in Germany, she had been an area resident for 43 years. A time of visitation will run from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis.
Dorothy De Maria died December 29, 2011. Born on March 16, 1910, she was 101. Dorothy was a member of Holy Rosary Church where she spent some time as organist. She also played harp and piano in local music groups and for weddings. She was a driving force in bringing the Community Concert series to Woodland […]
May 9, 1931 — Dec. 5, 2011 Robert M. (Bob) Nyman, 80, died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. He was able to attend his Davis High School class reunion, held just over six weeks before his death, which was a cherished goal. Bob was born in Denver, Colo., on […]
Sept. 22, 1939 – Dec. 26, 2011 Ruth Ann Heck, 72, died Dec. 26, 2011, in Fort Wayne, Ind. A dedicated and deeply caring nurse, Ruth was employed by Sutter Davis Hospital for 25 years. Born in Fort Wayne on Sept. 22, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Sophia Diemer. Ruth […]
Hazel Caroline Haight died on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. Born April 29, 1915, she was 96. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road.
Feb. 16, 1920 — Dec. 21, 2011 Paul Taloff, husband, father, grandfather and a deacon at St. James Catholic Church in Davis, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, in Woodland. Born on Feb. 16, 1920, in Chicago to Meyer Taloff and Fannie Fox Taloff. He was 91. Paul was raised in Chicago, graduating from Sullivan High […]
Ernest Vincent “JR” Zimmerman, 57, died Dec. 21, 2011, in Dixon. He was a carpenter. A celebration of his life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Calvary Chapel, 150 N. First St. in Dixon. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up in his name at the First Northern […]
April 13, 1952 — Dec. 15, 2011 Richard Lawrence Pleau passed away Dec. 15, 2011, in Sacramento after fighting a six-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 59. Richard was born on April 13, 1952, in San Francisco and moved to Davis that same year. He graduated from Davis High School and worked in the […]
Paul Taloff of Davis died Dec. 21, 2011, in Woodland. He was 91. Born Feb. 16, 1920, in Chicago, he had been an area resident for 44 years. Taloff was a deacon at St. James Catholic Church in Davis. A Mass of Christian burial is planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. James, […]
Jerry Ruff died Nov. 15, 2011. Born Nov. 21, 1937, he was 73 years old. He had been a Davis resident since 1966. He served in the U.S. Army for two years active duty and seven years as a reserve. He was buried Nov. 23 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon.
The Rev. Maynard Carl Gonterman, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, died Dec. 20, 2011. He was 91. Born in Litchfield, Ill., in 1920, he served in the Pacific Theater in World War II. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he worked for what would become Franklin Electric Motors until his retirement in […]