Darrell D. Stevens

Stevens, Darrell D., 76, of Battle Creek, Iowa, formally of Fairfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at St. Johns Lutheran Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. Visitation 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa. Arrangements by the Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle […]

Lois C. Clark

Jan. 30, 1935 — Aug. 25, 2014 Lois C. Clark, 79, of Fairfield, Calif., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif., from complications of pneumonia. Lois was born in Bisbee, Ariz., on Jan. 30, 1935, to Louis and Cora Croff. She was married to Paul A. Clark from 1965 until his death in 2008. Lois […]

Fernanda Dee Villarosa

Dec. 4, 1931 – Aug. 23, 2014 Dee Villarosa passed away Saturday Aug. 23, in Kaiser Hospital Vacaville, surrounded by family. She was born in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines, and emigrated to the U.S. in 1987. She enjoyed a long career as an elementary school teacher in the Philippines, was a preschool teacher at Head […]

Herman P. Sorensen

Nov. 23, 1930 — Aug. 22, 2014 Longtime Fairfield resident and retired U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Herman P. Sorensen, known as Herm by his friends, passed away Friday, Aug. 22. He was 83. Herman was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Brainerd, Minn., to Olive and Thorvald Sorensen. He was the oldest of eight children, who all […]

Lyle R.C. Cullum

Cullum, Lyle R.C., 80, of Fairfield, died on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Rockville Stone Chapel, 4219 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, followed by graveside service. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Contact 425-1041 or fairfieldfh@sbglobal.net.

Fernanda L. Villarosa

Villarosa, Fernanda L., 82, of Fairfield, died on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home with rosary at 5:15 p.m. Funeral services 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1050 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Interment at Fairmont Memorial Park, Fairfield. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker […]

Lyle Cullum

Oct. 25, 1933 – Aug. 24, 2014 Lyle was born to Frank and Arabella Cullum on Oct. 25, 1933, in Clinton, Arkansas. His family moved from Arkansas to Suisun City, Calif., when he was nine. He graduated from Armijo High School in 1952 where he was known as one of the “Touchdown twins.” He was a […]

Frank W. Moy Jr.

Feb. 19, 1925 — Aug. 11, 2014 Frank W. Moy Jr. was born Feb. 19, 1925, in San Diego, Calif., and passed away Aug. 11, 2014, in Fairfield following a long illness. He was 89, a member of the Greatest Generation. Frank loved his country. As a teenager, he tried to enter the Navy, but was […]

Gary Allen Person

Oct. 18, 1938 – Aug. 22, 2014 Gary Allen Person was born Oct. 18, 1938, to Carl Oscar Person and Ruth Viola (Stromberg) Person in Columbus (Platte), Nebraska. Gary spent his entire youth on the family farm in Nebraska. Throughout his life, he never left the homegrown values of farming and ranching far behind. Gary graduated from […]

Robert ‘Bobby’ Martinez, Sr.

Feb. 28, 1949 – Aug. 23, 2014 Bobby Martinez Sr. passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at home in Winters. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte “Charlie”; children, Rachel (Cesar), Bobby Jr. (Beth) and Ryan Martinez; grandsons, Marco, Jace and Aidan; mother, Nancy Rivard; sister, Virginia Neese; niece, Danielle Lizarraga (Emilio); best friend, Mike (Margie) Lowrie; […]

Florentino”Paul” Castaneda Bersola

Bersola, Florentino”Paul” Castaneda, 83, died on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Visitation 1 to 8 p.m, Thursday, Aug. 28 and 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Vigil 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers, 2691 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento. Mass 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 1333 58th St., […]

Sandra Lee Garton

Garton, Sandra Lee, 69, Fairfield, died Aug. 18, 2014, in Fairfield. Visitation was Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Fairfield Funeral Home, 1700 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield. Funeral service 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Rockville Stone Chapel, Rockville Cemetery, 4219 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Private burial to follow. Arrangements by Fairfield Funeral Home, 1700 Pennsylvania Ave., […]

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Charles “Chuck” H. Doty

Aug. 14, 1940 — Aug. 15, 2014 Chuck Doty passed away at home on Aug. 15, 2014, at the age of 74. He was born in Davenport Wash., but lived in numerous places across the country before making Fairfield, Calif., his home for the last 22 years. Immediately following his high school graduation, Chuck served […]

John “Skip” Ramos

Skip Ramos passed away at home on July 11, 2014. Born the eldest of three sons to Oliver and Thelma (Spencer) Ramos in Brooklyn, N. Y., in 1947. In the late 1950s, the family moved to Kansas City, Mo. Patriotism runs strongly on both sides of the family. Skip joined the US Army in 1967, rising […]

Mary Louise Loveall

March 22, 1924 — Aug. 19, 2014 Mary Louise Loveall, 90, passed away quietly at her home with her family at her side on Tuesday evening, Aug. 19, 2014, after a lengthy illness. Mary was born in Pleasants Valley to parents who emigrated from Spain. She grew up on her family’s Pleasants Valley ranch, where they grew […]

Sandra “Sandy” Caldwell Garton

Aug. 31, 1944 — Aug. 18, 2014 Sandy Garton unexpectedly passed away in her sleep on Aug. 18, 2014. She was born on Aug. 31, 1944, in Vallejo and was a lifelong resident until moving to Fairfield in 1990. She attended local schools, graduating from Vallejo High School in 1962. Sandy married her high school sweetheart, […]

Paul Nolin

April 14, 1941 – Aug. 20, 2014 Paul Nolin, 73, passed away on Aug. 20, 2014, surrounded by family at his home in Fairfield. Paul was born in Montreal, Canada, on April 14, 1941, to Andre and Mary Nolin. He married Ann Valentine in 1964. Paul entered the United States Air Force and served for 25 […]

Frank Albert Haynie

Haynie, Frank Albert, 85, Carson City, Nev., died on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Fairfield. Memorial service 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 1850 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Interment at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 1850 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Contact: www.bryanbraker.com.

Mary Louise Loveall

Loveall, Mary Louise, 90, of Vacaville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Vacaville. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014: Rosary at 6 p.m., McCune Garden Chapel, 212 Main St., Vacaville. Arrangements by McCune Garden Chapel, 446-6546.

David G. Gibson

Aug. 20, 1939 — Aug. 7, 2014 Dave “Hoot” Gibson passed away on Aug. 7, 2014, at his home. He was 74. Dave was born in Huntington, W.Va., to Fred and Juanita Gibson. Upon completing high school, he joined the United States Marines and proudly served his country in Okinawa, Japan. After leaving the service, he made […]

Charles (Chuck) H. Doty

Doty, Charles H. (Chuck), 74, of Fairfield, died on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Memorial service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1600 Union Ave., Fairfield. Arrangements by Fairmont Cremation Services, 1901 Union Ave, Fairfield. Contact 425-0208. 

Eddie Lee Staten

Aug. 30, 1929 — Aug. 11, 2014 Eddie Lee Staten, affectionately known as “Bean,” departed our world on Aug. 11, 2014, at Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo, 19 days before his 85th birthday. He was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Matherville, Miss., to the late Orange and Pearl Staten. Eddie united in holy matrimony to […]

George ‘Wayne’ Hause

Oct. 4, 1940 – Aug. 16, 2014 George “Wayne” Hause, 73, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by family. Wayne was a navigator and captain in the United States Air Force, serving 12 years before owning and operating a speed shop, actively racing his roadster and later running a steel fabrication business. He took great […]

Sharon Ilene Boyd

Jan. 7, 1951 — Aug 13, 2014 With deep sadness, the passing of Sharon Ilene Boyd occurred on Aug. 13, 2014, after having fought a courageous battle against cancer for three years. Her legacy is that of an ocean of compassion and love left behind for all lives she touched with her brilliant light. These qualities were vibrantly […]

Richard Ray Jr.

June 22, 1953 — Aug. 9, 2014 Richard Ray Jr. of Fairfield passed away Aug. 9, 2014. He was 61. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather. He was born June 22, 1953, in Ft. Worth, Texas, to Vernell (Tarpley) and Richard Ray Sr. He joined the United States Army, […]

Horace James Sam

Jan. 26, 1950 — Aug. 15, 2014 Horace James Sam, a longtime resident of Fairfield, was born in Opelousas, La., Jan. 26, 1950. “Smiling Sam,” as he was affectionately referred to by family and friends, transitioned into eternal life peacefully in his home on Friday morning, Aug. 15, 2014, with his family at his side after enduring […]

Joseph ‘Joey’ Kenneth Meyers

Feb. 13, 1998 – Aug. 12, 2014 Our beloved Joseph Kenneth Meyers entered into God’s embrace on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. His loving spirit and enthusiastic lifestyle will forever be etched in our hearts. Joey was known by all at the local Vacaville skate park for his amazing ability to ride the bowls. Our boy always […]

Defrances Jean Freeman-Jefferson

Freeman-Jefferson, Defrances Jean, 68, died on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Services 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon.

Shawn Charles Blair

Blair, Shawn Charles, 51, of Vacaville, died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 1850 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, www.bryanbraker.com.