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Herb L. Bales

Nov. 25, 1928 – Aug. 23, 2014 Herb L. Bales, “H.L.,” died on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at his Davis home with his family by his side. He was born on Nov. 25, 1928, in Huron, S.D., to O.E. and Mina Bales. From a very young age, Herb was a successful and dedicated businessman. After […]

Wanda P. Daley

June 13, 1924 — July 6, 2014 Wanda P. Daley, 90, of Davis, passed peacefully in her sleep on July 6, 2014, following a brief battle with esophageal cancer. She was born on June 13, 1924, in Jersey City, New Jersey, and lived in New York with her mother Jozefa and brother Pete until moving […]

Margarita Elizondo

d. Aug. 27, 2014 Margarita Elizondo, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on Aug. 27, 2014, at the age of 89. Her five sons, three daughters, 22 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren survive her. Margarita came to Davis in 1974, preceding the acceptance of four of her children to UC Davis. She was the first […]

Elaine Dracia Greenberg

July 15, 1939 — Aug. 15, 2014 Elaine was born and raised in Los Angeles and came to Davis as a freshman to study biochemistry. After graduation, she worked briefly as a biochemist in the Bay Area before returning to work at UC Davis. She co-authored many scientific publications between 1963 and 1986. During this time […]

Margarita Elizondo

Margarita Elizondo died Aug. 27, 2014, at the age of 89. She came to Davis in 1974 and worked at UC Davis, where she retired more than 20 years ago. Her five sons, three daughters, 22 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren survive her. Holy Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at St. James Catholic […]

Franco M. Navazio, M.D.

Oct. 20, 1925 – Aug. 15, 2014 Dr. Franco M. Navazio died peacefully at his residence in Davis on August 15, 2014. Born in Rome, he graduated from the University of Rome Medical School in 1949, and served as a medical officer in the Italian Navy. After immigrating to the United States in 1958, he […]

Helen M. Cole

Nov. 24, 1922 to Aug. 18, 2014 Helen passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 18, 2014, with her devoted husband, Robert, and sons nearby. She was born on Nov. 24, 1922, on a farm about 4 miles from Donnybrook, N.D. She graduated from Donnybrook High School in 1940, and from Trinity Hospital School of Nursing […]

Stephen H. Sosnick

Feb. 24, 1930 – Aug. 17, 2014 On Aug. 17, 2014, Stephen H. “Steve” Sosnick, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics at UC Davis, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 84 years old. Galya “Gale” Sosnick, Steve’s wife of 63 years, was with him when he died. Steve also is survived by daughters Beryl of Napa […]

Dora Mae Clark Anderson

June 2, 1923 – Aug. 17, 2014 Dora Clark Anderson passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Born June 2, 1923, in Ferndale, the daughter of Thomas Knowles and Helen Clark of Petrolia, Dora grew up on their family ranch, raising sheep, cattle and tending a big garden. Dora moved to Davis in 1941 to study […]

Railroad museum will host Aberbach memorial

A celebration of life for Jeffrey O. Aberbach, a longtime Davis Enterprise editor who died June 27, 2014, is planned for 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The California State Railroad Museum Roundhouse, 125 I St. in Old Sacramento, is a fitting venue for the event, because Aberbach was a lifelong train lover and […]

Richard James McRostie

Feb. 7, 1925 – Aug. 8, 2014 Richard “Mac” McRostie died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. He was born in Owatonna, Minn., on Feb. 7, 1925, to Neil Hale and Myrtle Julia McRostie. He graduated from Owatonna High School on May 20, 1943. On July 1, 1943, he started active duty in the U.S. Navy […]

Dorothy Kirk Morrison

Oct. 19, 1927 – July 28, 2014 Dorothy Kirk Morrison, 86, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2014, in Davis, surrounded by her family, after a courageous struggle with lung cancer. The family is grateful to Yolo Hospice and Spanish Bay for the care and support she received during her final illness. Dot was born […]

Nancy (Durst) Nageley

May 31, 1937 – Aug. 8, 2014   Nancy (Durst) Nageley joined her Lord and Savior in heaven on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Nancy was born on May 31, 1937, in Marysville. She spent her childhood in Grimes and graduated from Stanford University in 1959. She most recently lived in Davis. Nancy died surrounded by […]

Carl Salonites

June 6, 1919 – Aug. 9, 2014 Carl Salonites, 95, died on Aug. 9, 2014, in Cameron Park with his family by his side. Carl was born June 6, 1919, in Berkeley and was raised in Capay. He settled in Woodland in 1958 when he married his wife of 53 years, Nadine Stuhlmuller Salonites, and […]

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