Yvonne passed away peacefully on Monday May 12, 2014 at the age of 82.
Yvonne was born on Jan. 24, 1932, in Hollywood to Guy and Valerie Chalfant. She was raised in Beverly Hills and later moved to Fair Oaks before settling in Davis with her family for the past 44 years. She was a member of the University Covenant Church and was an amazing artist, enjoyed cooking, playing tennis, card games, gardening, trips to the coast and enjoying family and friends. She was a homemaker for many years before joining UCD in the Information Services Department where she worked until retirement.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband Jim Mehl, father Guy Chalfant, mother Valerie Chalfant, stepmother Vivian Chalfant and sister Virginia Flannagan.
Yvonne is survived by her son Greg Mehl and his wife Charlotte, daughter Susan Hyde and her husband David, both of Winters; grandchildren Meghan, Kevin, Carson and Isabella; brother Gary Chalfant of Wisconsin and many other family and friends.
A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at University Covenant Church, 315 Mace Blvd in Davis. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Yvonne’s memory to Yolo Hospice or the Yolo County SPCA.
Those who wish to sign a guestbook on line may do so at www.wiscombefuneral.com