Dec. 26, 1921 — Aug. 5, 2011 Richard Neil Asay, 89, died Aug. 5, 2011, at home, surrounded by members of his family. Richard was born in Alamosa, Colo., on Dec. 26, 1921, to Harry and Clara (Crooks) Asay, the 11th of 14 children. The family farm was a place of hard work, but also […]
Alan A. Stambusky, 82, of Davis, died Aug. 23, 2011 in Vacaville. He had been an area resident for 50 years. He was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Catherine and Alan Stambusky. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 […]
1920 — Aug. 10, 2011 Vernon Bengal passed away peacefully from pneumonia on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011. He was born in rural Michigan in 1920, and grew up in Blackfoot, Idaho. He graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, as a civil engineer in 1942. After a remarkable 600-mile bicycle trip on his beloved […]
1921 — Aug. 11, 2011 Gloria Helen Walton passed away peacefully at home in Davis on August 11, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1921, the fifth of six children. She developed a love of music, art, and literature during her childhood in Gore and Helensville. In Auckland, […]
Pastor David Dean Lundgren died on July 29, 2011 at the age of 80. Lundgren was born on Jan. 8, 1930 in Minneapolis Minn. He studied at Gustavus Adolphus College and the University of Minnesota before receiving his Bachelor of Arts from Augsburg College in 1953. That year he married Jean Palmquist, and they remained […]
Douglass Everman Koenitzer will be buried with military honors at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon. A celebration of his life will follow from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Florin Community History Center, 7245 Fletcher Farm Drive in Sacramento. Koenitzer, born July 3, 1935, died May […]
d. Aug. 5, 2011 Larry Caster passed away at home on Aug. 5, 2011, surrounded by his loving family after his year-and-a-half-long battle with cancer. Larry was a kind man with a positive attitude, huge heart, and great sense of humor. He was loved and will be missed by many. Larry was a veteran of […]
Due to incorrect information submitted to The Enterprise, the death date for A. Wade Brant published Wednesday in an obituary was wrong. Brant died on Aug. 6, 2011.
Sept. 11, 1953 — July 21, 2011 Craig Faria passed away on July 21, 2011, in Sacramento. He was 57 years old. Craig was born on Sept. 11, 1953 in Merced, Ca., to Dick and Bonnie Faria. In 1962, the family relocated to Davis, where Craig attended school, eventually graduating from Davis High School in […]
Davis resident Thomas Charles Levitt died August 2, 2011, at the age of 56. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road.
March 28, 1919 — August 6, 2011 Albert “Wade” Brant, Ph.D., an internationally known poultry and meat processing research scientist, died August 6, 2011. Wade was born on March 28, 1919, near Isabel, Kansas to parents Ara and Obe Brant. He graduated from Sawyer High School in 1932 and entered Kansas State, Manhattan, where he […]
April 28, 1940 — July 31, 2011 Terry Lee Tanner, 71, of Truckee, died tragically at about 9:45 p.m. July 31, 2011, in Davis, Ca. Terry was born April 28, 1940, in Porterville, Ca. He graduated from Porterville High School in 1958, and obtained his B.S. in Engineering from UC Berkeley in 1963. He obtained […]
Virginia M. Isaacs passed away in her home surrounded by family on Thursday Aug. 4, 2011, after a year-long battle with breast cancer. She was 87 years old. Virginia Isaacs was a member of a group often referred to as “a regular pantheon of Davis activists”, that were involved in many of the institutions that […]
June 13, 1920 — Aug. 1, 2011 Edith Louise Dumond Rabe, a longtime Dixon resident, passed away on Aug. 1 at home in Sacramento. She had recently celebrated her 91st birthday. Edith was born on June 13, 1920, in Richmond, to Earl and Josephine Dumond. She was an only child who enjoyed her close ties […]