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IBARRA

Rosario Ibarra

Rosario Ibarra died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at age 70.

Born June 3, 1933, in Puerto Rico, Mrs. Ibarra had been a Yolo County resident for 25 years. She was a retired state employee and worked for Public Employee Retirement System.

Survivors include her daughters, Carmen Dunn, and Suzanne Nelson; son, Jose Dunn; grandchildren, Sammy Arroyo, Amanda Arroyo, Olivia Ayala, Allison Cornelious, Blake Nelson, and Robert "Bobby" Dunn. She was preceded in death by her son, Samuel "Sammy" Dunn.

Services: A memorial service is scheduled at a later date. Contact Carmen Dunn at 666-9687.

(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Tuesday, October 07, 2003.)

IMMOOS

Marcia Hope (Lee) Immoos

Marcia Hope (Lee) Immoos died Monday, May 20, 2002, at age 65.

Born April 3, 1937, in Hanna, Wyo., Mrs. Immoos was the daughter of Mark and Edith Lee. Prior to her short stay in Cottonwood Healthcare Center, she was an eight year resident of Palm Gardens, Woodland. Here she enjoyed visits from her family and friends, crafts and cards. According to her family members, "she will be remembered most for her friendly smile and eternal optimism."

Mrs. Immoos is survived by her daughters, Carol Witham of Davis and Deborah Espinal of Woodland; son, Mark Witham of Dixon; grandchildren, Marie Espinal of Woodland, Kayla and Carly Hodges of Colusa; and sister, Lorraine Moore of Antioch.

A family memorial service was held on Saturday, May 25, at Kraft Bros. Funeral Directors Chapel, Woodland, followed by an open house hosted by her daughters.

(Obituary from the "The Daily Democrat," Wednesday, June 05, 2002, (Woodland, Yolo County, California). Submitted with the permission of the "The Daily Democrat," 711 Main St., Woodland, CA 95695.)

INGERSOLL

Jacqueline Ingersoll

Jacqueline Ingersoll died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at Kaiser Hospital in Sacramento. Born May 23, 1931, in San Jose, she was 69.

She had been a resident of Woodland for the past 30 years. She was a homemaker, a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and was also a teacher's aid in the Woodland Joint Unified School District.

She is survived by her husband, Paul N. Ingersoll of Woodland; daughters Tina M. Nichols, of West Lynn, Ore., and Shirley W. Williams of Woodland; sons Steven R. Ingersoll of Atascadero, Kenneth D. Ingersoll of Woodland and Robert Ingersoll of San Francisco. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Monument Hill Memorial Park.

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," October 18, 2000, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the "The Davis Enterprise," 315 G Street, Davis, CA 95616.)

INGRAHAM

Marjorie Frances Mitchell Ingraham

Marjorie Mitchell Ingraham (née Marjorie Frances Mitchell) died at her home in Fair Oaks, California on July, 20, 2005 after having suffered a series of strokes. She was born in Calexico, California on March 15, 1923, attended school in Los Angeles, worked as a draftsman/engineer building mine sweeps during WWII, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1948. She lived with her husband in Winters in the dome house at the end of Holmes Lane from 1981 to 1995.

She is survived by her husband (John Ingraham of Fair Oaks), her daughter and son-in-law (Catherine and Thomas Vigran of Fair Oaks), her son and daughter-in-law (Thomas and Luanne Ingraham of Fort Collins, Colorado) and six grandchildren (Anna Vigran, Lisa Vigran, Dana Vigran, Ian Ingraham, Elena Ingraham, and John Ingraham).

A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road, on September 24 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome.

(Obituary from the "Winters Express," Thursday, September 15, 2005.)

INGRAHAM

Marie Ingraham

Marie Ingraham died April 29, 2000, in Davis. Born June 3, 1914, in Missouri, she was 85.

She came to Davis in 1958, previously living in Berkeley for 10 years. Before Berkeley, she lived in Los Angeles, where she worked in a medical office.

She was a Sierra Club member who enjoyed hiking and backpacking.

Ingraham graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln during the Depression.

From 1963 to 1972, she worked at UC Davis as a secretary in the history department. From 1972 to 1984, she worked as an administrative assistant for Interdepartmental Programs. She was active in the Short Term Emergency Aid Committee, Citizens Who Care and the Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Late in life, she took flute lessons and played with a small group of friends, the Davis Community Orchestra and a group at Sacramento City College. She was a strong and courageous woman who, even late in life, drove to Oregon to visit friends.

She is survived by her son, Neil of Washington, D.C.; daughter, Christina of Falls City, Ore.; granddaughter, Morada of Washington, D.C.; and grandson, Carlin of Falls City, Ore.

No memorial services are planned.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in her name to the charity of the donor's choice.

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," the week of April 30, 2000, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the "The Davis Enterprise," 315 G Street, Davis, CA 95616.)

INGRAHAM

Marjorie Mitchell Ingraham

Marjorie Mitchell Ingraham died at her home in Fair Oaks on July 20, 2005, after having suffered a series of strokes. She was 82.

A memorial service will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road.

Born in Calexico on March 15, 1923, she attended schools in Los Angeles, worked as draftsman engineer building mine sweeps during World War II, and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1948.

She came to Davis in 1958 when her husband took a faculty position with the university. She raised her family in Davis, and for several years she worked as a laboratory technician in the department of genetics. She and her husband moved to Winters in 1981.

She is survived by her husband, John Ingraham of Fair Oaks; her daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Thomas Vigran of Fair Oaks; her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Luanne Ingraham of Fort Collins, Colo.; and six grand children, Anna Vigran, Lisa Vigran, Dana Vigran, Ian Ingraham, Elena Ingraham and John Ingraham.

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," Tuesday, September 20, 2005.)

INMAN

Marjorie Helen Inman (1st of 2 obituaries)

Mrs. Marjorie H. Inman passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002 at Woodland Memorial Hospital in Woodland. Born on July 29, 1923 in Galena, Kansas, she was 79 years old.

Mrs. Inman was raised in Kansas where she graduated from high school. She has been a resident of Winters since 1948. She was a member of Lighthouse Free Will Baptist Church in Winters and the Senior Citizens Club of Winters.

She is survived by her son Ronald Inman of Woodland; brother John Brown and his wife Ruth of Davis; sister Violet Cleveland of Shreveport, Louisiana; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a stepbrother, Allen Bond of Worley, Idaho and her sister-in-law Pat Brown of Woodland.

Friends were invited to attend the funeral service on Monday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. at the Lighthouse Free Will Baptist Church, 418 Haven Street. Viewing began at 10 a.m., burial followed at the Winters Cemetery.

(Obituary from the "Winters Express," Thursday, Thursday, November 21, 2002.)

Marjorie Helen Inman (2nd of 2 obituaries)

Marjorie Helen Inman died in Woodland Memorial Hospital Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at age 79.

Born July 29, 1923, in Galena, Kan., Mrs. Inman was raised in Kansas where she graduated from high school. She has been a resident of Winters since 1948. She was a member of the Lighthouse Free Will Baptist Church in Winters and the Senior Citizens of Winters.

Mrs. Inman is survived by her son, Ronald Inman of Woodland; brother, John Brown and wife Ruth of Davis; sister, Violet Cleveland of Shreveport, La.; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her stepbrother, Allen Bond of Worley, Idaho; and sister-in-law, Pat Brown of Woodland.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral service at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 18, at Lighthouse Free Will Baptist Church, 418 Haven St., Winters. Viewing will start at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Winters Cemetery.

Davis Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

(Obituary from the "The Daily Democrat," Saturday, November 16, 2002, (Woodland, Yolo County, California). Submitted with the permission of the "The Daily Democrat," 711 Main St., Woodland, CA 95695.)

INVERNON

Delfina R. Invernon

Delfina R. Invernon of Poolesville, Md. died at her daughter's home in Poolesville, Md. Monday, April 25 at age 87.

Mrs. Invernon was born May 26, 1917 in El Paso, Texas to the late Victor Romo and Viviana Lopez Ramirez. She had been a Winters resident for 42 years. She was involved with My Stuff Bags Foundation in Westlake Village, taught dancing and piano and volunteered as a piano player for local organizations.

Survivors include Mrs. Invernon's children, Louis Invernon of Paradise, Armida Joyner of Sedley, Va., Pilar Garrett of Poolesville, Md. and Raymond "Ray" Invernon of Naples, Idaho; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family requests memorials in Mrs. Invernon's name be directed to My Stuff Bags Foundation, 5347 Sterling Center Drive, Westlake, 91361 or online at mystuffbags.org.

(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Saturday, April 30, 2005.)

INVERNON

Raymond Lopez Invernon, Sr.

Services to be held Friday for Raymond Lopez Invernon Sr.

Graveside services will be held in the Winters Cemetery in Winters at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 8, for Raymond Lopez Invernon Sr. who died March 1, at the Community Hospital Extended Care Facility in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. He was 86.

Mr. Invernon was born Aug. 5, 1904, in Zurgena, Almeria, Spain to Francisco and Issabelle Lopez. He attended schools in Spain after which he worked with his godfather in a general merchandise store. At 19 he moved to Cuba where he worked for about a year before moving to Winters. On Jan. 24, 1942 Ray married Delfinia R. Ramirez in Reno, Nevada. He worked as a carpenter in the Winters area until 1967 when he went to work for the Winters High School for eight years, retiring in 1975. In 1986 the couple moved to Naples, Idaho, to be near their son.

He is survived by his wife, Delfinia Invernon of Naples, Idaho; two sons, Raymond Invernon of Naples, Idaho and Louis Invernon of Sacramento; two daughters, Armida Joyner of Sedley, Virginia, and Pilar Garrett of Arlington, Virginia; one brother, Frank Lopez of Greenock, Scotland; seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson.

(Obituary from the “Winters Express,” Thursday, March 4, 1991, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the “Winters Express,” 312 Railroad Ave., Winters, CA 95694.)

INVERNON

Russell E. A. Invernon

Services Held for Russell Invernon

Friends here have received word of the death of Russell Edward Alcocer Invernon, 23, in a vehicle accident near Auburn February 28, 1988. He was the son of Louis and Betty Invernon of Sacramento and grandson of Raymond and Delfina Invernon of Naples, Idaho.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 4, in the Land Park Chapel of Harry A. Nauman & Son, in Sacramento. Burial followed in the Mount Vernon Memorial Park Cemetery.

(Obituary from the “Winters Express,” Thursday, March 10, 1988, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the “Winters Express,” 312 Railroad Ave., Winters, CA 95694.)

IOCCA

Donald Lee "Lama Sherab" Iocca (1st of 2 obituaries)

Lama Sherab (Don Iocca) passed away on Sept. 2 at the age of 52 in San Francisco after a three year illness. He was raised in Davis, graduated from Davis High School in 1970 and was a member of the diving team. He attended American River Community College in Sacramento before moving to San Francisco.

For 25 years he studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism under the direction of Lama Lodu Rinpoche, founder of the KDK Buddhist Center in San Francisco. His training included a rigorous three year traditional Tibetan Buddhist retreat and due to his continued dedication to teaching, he was given the title of Lama Sherab. The commitment he showed his students remained unwavering until the time of his death.

Other interests included Middle Eastern dance and downhill skiing, and was an accomplished white water rafting guide. He will be missed by so many whose lives he touched.

He is survived by his parents, Donald and Bettye Iocca of Davis, brother Michael Iocca and his wife Clare Noonan of Modesto, his niece, Kirsten Wheeler-Iocca, of Oakland, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Iocca in 1975 and infant brother in 1963.

A memorial service will be held at St. James Church, 1275 B St., Davis on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 at 11 a.m.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, that contributions be sent to St. James Memorial Center, 1275 B St., Davis, 95616; American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, 95815; or a charity of your choice.

Visit the guest book at www.dailydemocrat.com.

(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Thursday, September 15, 2005.)

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Donald Lee "Lama Sherab" Iocca (2nd of 2 obits.)

Lama Sherab (Don Iocca) died in San Francisco Thursday, Sept. 2 at age 52.

Mr. Iocca was born Oct. 27, 1952 in Woodland. He was raised in Davis and graduated from Davis High School in 1970 where he was a member of the diving team. He attended American River Community College in Sacramento. For 25 years he studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism under the direction of Lama Lodu Rinpoche, founder of the KDK Buddhist Center in San Francisco. His training included a rigorous three year traditional Tibetan Buddhist retreat and due to his continued dedication to teaching, he was given the title of Lama Sherab. He was also an accomplished white water rafting guide.

He is survived by his parents, Donald and Bettye Iocca of Davis; his brother, Michael Iocca and his wife Clare Noonan of Modesto; his niece, Kirsten Wheeler-Iocca of Oakland, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Iocca and an infant brother.

The family requests memorials in Mr. Iocca's name be directed to St. James Memorial Center, 1275 B St., Davis, 95616; American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, 95815; or a charity of the donor's choice.

Services: A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 at St. James Church, 1275 B St., Davis.

(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Friday, September 16, 2005.)

IRBY

Inez R. Irby

Inez R. Irby

Inez R. Irby died at Woodland Memorial Hospital Monday, Feb. 25, at age 87.

Born December 6, 1914 in Pittsburg, Oklahoma, Mrs. Irby moved to Woodland in 1936 at the age of 22. She was the daughter of James Milton Adams and Effie E. (Adams) Lowe.

Mrs. Irby worked as a bookkeeper for Montgomery Ward and Sears for 35 years and was active in the Senior Bowling League in Woodland after she retired.

She will be remembered by her family as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Mrs. Irby is survived by daughter, Billie Joyce Robinson and husband Cleve of Woodland; grandchildren Lori Hendrix and husband David, and Mitch Robinson and wife Gina, all of Woodland; and great-grandchildren Brian and Andrew Hendrix, Cory, Kara and Kaylen Robinson, all of Woodland.

She was preceded in death by husband Alva Irby, sisters Joyce Adams and Jean Bridewell, brothers James R. Adams and James M. Adams.

Visitation is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at McNary's Chapel. 458 College Street, Woodland.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, March 1, with Rev. Ralph Foster, at Monument Hill Memorial Park, Woodland.

(Obituary from the "The Daily Democrat," Wednesday, February 27, 2002, (Woodland, Yolo County, California). Submitted with the permission of the "The Daily Democrat," 711 Main St., Woodland, CA 95695.)

IRBY

Mary Carolyn (Buchholz) Irby

Mary Carolyn (Buchholz) Irby died in her Woodland home Sunday, July 21, 2002, at age 85.

Born Nov. 16, 1916, in Enid, Okla., Mrs. Irby had been a Yolo County resident for 66 years. She was one of eight children born to the late Walter and Laura (Claypole) Buchholz. She was married, in 1933, before she and her husband came to California. They arrived in Yolo County in 1936 where they made their home and reared five children. Mrs. Irby was employed by the local Woodland cannery for 33 years and continued her work as the union representative of Cannery Workers Local Union until her retirement in 1978.

Mrs. Irby is survived by her children Robert "Bob" Irby and wife Carolyn of Rio Linda, Katherine Kelley and husband Dale of Canyonville, Ore., Walter "Sonny"' Irby and wife Sharon of Woodland, and Velma "Sis" Irby of Austin, Texas; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are her brothers, John and Ronald Buchholz.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Noble P. Irby, in May 1969; and daughter, Delores Faye Irby, in November 1942.

Family and friends are invited to attend the remembrance of her life at a graveside funeral service scheduled at 11 a.m., Friday, July 26, in Monument Hill Memorial Park, Woodland, with Chaplain Scott Montgomery officiating. No visitation is scheduled prior to the graveside service.

The family requests memorials be directed, in her name, to: Cancer Society of Northern California, 1765 Challenge Way, Sacramento, 95815; or American Heart Association, 2007 "O" St., Sacramento, 95814.

Kraft Bros. Funeral Directors of Woodland is assisting the family with arrangements. Inquiries may be made by phoning 662-4658, or by contacting www.Legacy.com.

(Obituary from the "The Daily Democrat," Wednesday, July 24, 2002, (Woodland, Yolo County, California). Submitted with the permission of the "The Daily Democrat," 711 Main St., Woodland, CA 95695.)

IRELAND

Eugene Lester Ireland

Eugene Lester Ireland passed away on April 25, 2003. Born in Winters on July 7, 1920 to Lester and May Ireland, he was 83 years old.

Mr. Ireland graduated from Winters High School in 1937 and attended UC Berkley (sic), where he received his degree in medicine. He married Rene Rossi on December 14, 1941. Drafted into the U. S. Navy, he served in the Pacific during World War II.

Mr. Ireland was awarded his residency in pediatrics from UC San Francisco. In 1948, the family moved to Santa Monica where he established a very prominent practice, was on the staff of St. John's Hospital and was Chief of Pediatrics at Santa Monica Hospital. Upon his retirement in 1996, he and Rene moved to Redding.

Mr. Ireland leaves five children, Christine Franklin of Redding, John Ireland of San Diego, Tom Ireland of Folsom, Eric Ireland of Lakeside and Anthony Ireland of Santee; nine grandchildren, Jeff Franklin, Kelly VanDyke, Genie Ireland, Bryan Ireland, Russell Ireland, Jillian Ireland, Bonnie Ireland, Scott Ireland and Matthew Ireland; seven great grandchildren, Kaleb Franklin, Nicholas Franklin, Andrew Franklin, Jesse Franklin, Katherine VanDyke, Joshua VanDyke and Kristina VanDyke.

Mr. Ireland was preceded in death by his wife Rene in 2002, his brother Wayne in 1993, and two children, Eugenie in 1978 and an unnamed infant boy in 1945.

Graveside services were held at the Winters Cemetery on May 1 with Reverend Frank Anderson officiating.

(Obituary from the "Winters Express," Thursday, May 29, 2003.)

IRELAND

Mae Sidwell Ireland

Pallbearers for Mae Ireland

Tom Ireland, Tony Ireland, John Rossi Ireland, Jeff Franklin, Ben Franklin and Timothy W. Ireland served as pallbearers for Mae Sidwell Ireland’s funeral on Oct. 10.

The Rev. Keith Knauf, of the Pioneer Presbyterian Church, officiated.

(Obituary from the “Winters Express,” Thursday, October 18, 1990, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the “Winters Express,” 312 Railroad Ave., Winters, CA 95694.)

IRELAND

Rene Ireland

Rene Ireland passed away on March 9, 2002 at the age of 79 years. Born in Battle Mountain, Nevada, she attended high school in Winters, was a long-time resident of Santa Monica and most recently lived in Redding.

She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Dr. Eugene Ireland, who grew up in Winters; daughter Tina Franklin and husband Ben of Redding; son John Ireland and wife Jennifer of Carlsbad; son Tom Ireland and wife Lorie of Folsom; son Eric Ireland and wife Sherie of Lakeside; and son Anthony Ireland and wife Diane of Santee; grandchildren Jeff, Kelly, Genie, Bryan, Russell, Gillian, Bonnie, Scott and Matthew; great-grandchildren Kaleb, Nicholas, Andrew, Jesse, Katie, Josh and Christina; sister, Karen Brown of Sacramento.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Eugenie.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Winters Cemetery. Memorial may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

(Obituary from the "Winters Express," Thursday, March 14, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the "Winters Express," 312 Railroad Ave., Winters, CA 95694.)

IROD

Dumitru Irod

Dumitru Irod of Davis died July 9, 2001, at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento. Born Feb. 12, 1919, in Romania, he was 82.

Irod worked in Romania for the Institute of Geophysics as a technician. After his retirement, he came to the United States in 1990 where he settled in Grand Rapids, Mich. He came to Davis in 1994 to be near family members. He had lived in Davis ever since.

He enjoyed drafting and loved to invent mechanical items. He was a great handyman who enjoyed fixing things. He was described by his family as "a good grandfather who was very devoted to his family."

Irod is survived by his wife, Zahara Irod of Davis, and his children, Gerald Whitehawk of Phoenix, and Catalin Irod and his wife, Ileana, of Davis. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Vasile "Sile" Irod and Duica Irod.

A funeral was held today at noon at the Davis Funeral Chapel. Burial was scheduled to follow.

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," Friday, July 13, 2001, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the "The Davis Enterprise," 315 G Street, Davis, CA 95616.)

IRWIN

Lon 'Lonnie' Calvin Irwin

Lon "Lonnie" Calvin Irwin died in Woodland Saturday, May 21 at age 81.

Mr. Irwin was born Sept. 7, 1923 in New Mexico. He had been a Yolo County resident for 16 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific Theater. Prior to his retirement in 1986, he worked as a rancher and cowboy for Stan and Bill Ceresola of Wadsworth, Nev. He was a member of the American Legion and the National Rifle Association.

Survivors include Mr. Irwin's wife of 18 years, Grace Irwin, also of Woodland; his stepdaughters, Sylvia Stripling and her husband Marty of Knights Landing and Viola DeVita and her husband Dave of Woodland; his stepsons, Cliff White and his wife Joanne of Woodland; John Tracey of Nevada; Dennis White and his wife Rebecca of Knights Landing and Rick Petrarca of Fallon, Nev. and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family requests memorials in Mr. Irwin's name be directed to the charity of the donor's choice. Services: A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, May 30 at the Woodland United Fellowship Church, 240 North West St., Woodland. North Sacramento Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Thursday, May 26, 2005.)

ISBELL

Robert L. "Bobby" Isbell

Robert L. "Bobby" Isbell died March 8, 2003, after a short but bitter battle with cancer.

A native Californian, he was born in Stockton to Clifford L. Isbell and Roberta Ramiociotti on Nov. 13, 1941. He was 61 years old.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1965, then moved to Davis in 1966 and went to work at Ernie Hartz Ford, which later became Hatton Marks Ford.

In 1982, he and his partner, Doug Hatton, opened Center City Automotive at the same old Ford dealership at Fifth and G streets. In 1997, they moved their business to its current location on Madson place.

Over the years, Center City Automotive has donated to and sponsored many baseball teams in Davis.

Isbell was governor of the Davis Moose Lodge and received his fellowship degree from the Loyal Order of Moose.

For the last few years, he took great pleasure in fishing on his boat, "Rocky," and spending every weekend at the family's home away from home in Bodega Bay.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Tryna, and his grandson, C. Taylor Isbell. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his son, Clifford G. Isbell and his wife Cindy; his daughters, Kathy Lavorico and her husband Alex and Laura Winton and her husband Rick; granddaughters, April Isbell and Brooke and Megan Winton; grandsons, Wade Winton, Anthony Isbell, Alex Lavorico IV and Luke Robert Lavorico; his sister, Charlotte Brooks; and his brothers, Clifford and David Isbell, and Butch and Ray Chandler and their families.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to the Bob Isbell-Davis High School Baseball Boosters Fund, c/o Bank of America, 325 E St., Davis, CA 95616.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Davis Cemetery. A gathering in his memory will follow the service at the Isbell family's home.

"We will miss him terribly, but he's gone fishing," his family says. "Have fun fishing, Bobby, with all your old buddies."

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," Tuesday, March 11, 2003.)

ISHIKAWA

Mary Lynne Ishikawa

Mary Lynne Ishikawa died at home on Sept. 10, 2005, surrounded by her husband, children and grandchildren, after a four- year battle with cancer. She was 63 years old.

A celebration of her life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, 212 Second St. in Woodland.

Born in Akron, Ohio, to Wesley and Maudress Errett, she spent most of her childhood in Des Moines, Iowa, where she attended Roosevelt High School and was active in Girl Scouts. She met her husband, Donald, at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They were married in 1962. She and her family settled in Woodland in 1976.

She demonstrated her dedication to civic responsibility and social issues through her elected role on the Woodland City Council and her involvement with other political organizations. From 1988, she was an active member of the California League of Women Voters, serving on the Legislation Committee. She later joined the LWVC board of directors as the social policy director.

She committed her time to charitable organizations, including the Yolo Wayfarer Center, where she contributed to its success in moving to their new building on 201 Fourth St.

She was employed as the secretary at the United Methodist Church and a supervisor for the Yolo County Social Services Department.

Her family described her as a devoted mother and grandmother, taking active roles in PTA, Girl Scout organizations and spending many hours sewing costumes, attending school plays and concerts, and supporting her children and grandchildren at sporting events.

She was an avid bridge player, playing once a week, even in the final weeks of her life, for more 20 years. She enjoyed working in her garden and traveling throughout the United States and internationally to visit her family.

She is survived by her husband, Donald; daughter and son-in-law Barbara Ishikawa and Kevin Cotter of San Francisco; daughter Naomi Ishikawa and her fiancé Giles Kennedy of Singapore; daughter Suzi Ishikawa of Woodland; daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Rich Molina of Humble, Texas; and grandchildren Anthony, Madeline and David.

She is also survived by her sister, Joan Arnold, of Wayzata, Minn.; her brother, John Errett, of Kahuku, Hawaii; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the Yolo Wayfarer Center or the American Cancer Society.

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," Tuesday, September 13, 2005.)

ISOM

Marie Jill (nee Bailey) Isom

Isom, Marie Jill (nee Bailey) of Citrus Heights, Ca. passed away peacefully after a short illness on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at Sutter Hospital in Roseville at the age of 53.

Beloved wife of John Russell Isom of Citrus Heights and daughter of Theresa Bailey of Citrus Heights. Predeceased by father Melvin Bailey in 1991. Loving sister of Steven Bailey of Sparks Nevada, Anne (Alvin 'Mick') Goncalves of Shingle Springs, Ca., and Gale (Lois) Brehm of Wisconsin; daughter-in-law of Jack Isom, Dorothy Isom and sister-in-law of Susan Brown, all of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Special aunt to Sheri (Roland) Pires and several nieces and nephews. Sadly missed by special friends Tatyana, Rita, Marge, Kenny and Julie.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will take place in January of 2004, to be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to charity of choice.

(Obituary from the Woodland "Daily Democrat," Wednesday, December 24, 2003.)

ISSA

Elizabeth "Betty" (Johnson) Caprio Issa

Elizabeth "Betty" (Johnson) Caprio Issa died Dec. 23, 2003, at her Davis home. She was 56.

Born March 31, 1947, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Thaddeus T. and Agnes A. Johnson, she left New York in February 1980 to start a new life in California with her husband and three daughters. She lived in San Rafael for 20 years, working at various times for the San Rafael School District, the city of San Rafael and the College of Marin, as well as in the hotel industry.

For the past two years, she lived in Davis and worked at the Woodland Memorial Hospital.

She enjoyed traveling, whether it was to visit friends and family back in New York or a three-month trip she took to Africa and the Middle East. She liked to visit new places and learn about different cultures.

Her family said she touched many lives and that "she smiled each and every day." She was always involved with helping others, they said, taking in those less fortunate than she was and volunteering with an AIDS-awareness project.

She is survived by her daughters, Lorraine, Monica and Gina Caprio, all of Davis; their father, Arthur L. Caprio of Rancho Cordova; beloved friend Ahmed Issa of San Rafael; parents, Thaddeus and Agnes A. Johnson of Queens, N.Y.; sisters, Agnes Johnson, Hydiah Abdullah and Thaddine Johnson, all of New York state, and Carol Hayes and brother-in-law Bernard Hayes of Virginia; nephew Daniel Hayes of Virginia; nieces, Jennifer Hayes of Virginia, Mia Cruz of New York and Sabrin Abdullah of New York; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Rosary will be recited Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Chapel, 116 D St. A funeral Mass will be said Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 14th and B streets. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California, 1624 Franklin St., Suite 900, Oakland, CA, 94612-2824.

(Obituary from the "The Davis Enterprise," Monday, December 29, 2003.)

ITTINRER

Ittinrer

(The following death notice was transcribed by Betty Loose.)

“Sacramento Bee,” Saturday Evening, November 5, 1870.

DIED ALONE - Yesterday morning parties discovered the dead body of a German named ITTINRER in the doorway of his house, near the Tule House, Yolo county. It is thought that he died from the disease of the heart.

INVERNON

Delfina R. Invernon

Mrs. Delfina R. Invernon, 87, a 14 year resident of Poolesville, MD, formerly of Winters, died on Monday, April 25 at the residence of her daughter in Poolesville. Born on May 26, 1917 in El Paso, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Victor Romo and Viviana Lopez Ramirez.

During Mrs. Invernon’s 42 year residency in Winters she was very involved with My Stuff Bags Foundation in Westlake Village, taught dancing and piano and played piano for various local organizations.

Mrs. Invernon is survived by her children, Louis Invernon of Paradise, Armida Joyner of Sedley, VA, Pilar Garrett of Poolsville, and Raymond (Ray) Invernon of Naples, ID., eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at noon on Monday, May 9 at the Winters Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to My Stuff Bags Foundation, 5347 Sterling Center Drive, Westlake, CA 91361 or mystuffbags.org.

Local arrangements by Kraft Brothers Funeral Home in Woodland.

(Obituary from the "Winters Express," Thursday, May 4, 2005.)

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