Davis Obituaries

  • Catharine ‘Kay’ Lathrop
    April 16, 1920 — March 8, 2014 Kay Lathrop passed away on March 8, 2014, surrounded by family following a chronic illness. Kay was born on April 16, 1920, in Milwaukee, to Martha Helen Todd Spalding and Daniel Herbert Lamb, the oldest girl among six siblings. Kay attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison, but […]
  • Tapan Munroe
    Tapan Munroe
    Feb. 18, 1936 — April 1, 2014 Tapan Munroe of Davis, and a long-time resident of Moraga, died peacefully on April 1, 2014, surrounded by family, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Tapan was born on Feb. 18, 1936, in Calcutta, India, and raised in Allahabad. He attended the University of Allahabad, majoring in chemistry and […]
  • George B.E. West
    Feb. 3, 1927 — April 2, 2014 George B.E. West, DVM, 87, died at home in Davis on April 2, 2014, after an extended battle with Lewy body dementia. Born in Monte Vista, Colo., on Feb. 3, 1927, he was the eldest son of the late George and Virginia (Marsteller) West, and husband to his […]
  • Idell D. Moulton
    Feb. 5, 1928 — Feb. 21, 2014 Idell D. Moulton, physical therapist, homemaker, wife and beloved mother to three children, and Gram Gram to four grandchildren passed away in Davis Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at age 86. She was born on Feb. 5, 1928, in Ephrata, Wash., to Idell and Grace Dudley and grew up […]
  • Death notice: Audrey Rasmussen
    Audrey J. Rasmussen, 92, of Davis died March 21, 2014. She lived in the area for 14 years. She was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Michigan to Myrtle and Gottlieb Reutter. A memorial service will be held at a later date. View Full Notice → Death notice: Audrey Rasmussen
  • Elliot Goldstein
    Elliot Goldstein, M.D., of Davis, died March 31, 2014, in Woodland. Elliot was born in New York on Dec. 29, 1934, the eldest son of Joseph and Frieda Goldstein. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 1956 and his M.D. from Cornell Medical College in 1960. He […]
  • Paulene F.L. Bitners
    d. April 6, 2014 Paulene Francis Layher Bitners, age 47, ended her battle with breast cancer on April 6, 2014. During her 18 years at North Davis Elementary, she taught third grade and kindergarten, she was beloved by parents and students alike and, during recent weeks, has received many words of comfort from former students […]
  • Robert William Matchett
    Feb. 8, 1942 — March 26, 2014 Robert William “Bob” Matchett died on Saturday, March 26, 2014, in Seattle. He was born in Yuba City on Feb. 8, 1942. His parents, Laurence and Mardell Matchett, worked in the shipyards for the World War II effort in Oakland. Following the war, they established a successful business in […]
  • Nuclear lab’s founding director dies
    John A. Jungerman, professor emeritus of physics and founding director of the university’s Crocker Nuclear Laboratory, died March 28, 2014. He was 92. As a graduate student at UC Berkeley and Los Alamos during World War II, he worked on the Manhattan Project, witnessing the first atomic bomb test, “Trinity,” at White Sands, N.M., in […]