Passed away peacefully at home after a valiant battle with cancer on January 28, 2007. Born May 24, 1959, in Rybnik, Poland. A graduate of the University of Silesia, Poland and California State University Sacramento with M.A. degrees in English. Yvonne was Dean of the Learning Resources Division at Sacramento City College for the last four years. She started her 22-year teaching career at Sacramento City College as an Instructional Assistant soon after immigrating in 1984 from Poland, where she taught high school English for three years. She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Stephen; sister Barbara Kozikowska; sisters-in-law Margaret Maller-Regula and Alfreda Maller; brothers-in-law Zbigniew Kozikowski, Stanley Regula and Andrew Maller; nephews Jacek Kozikowski and Chrisopher Maller; nieces Clara and Helen Regula; and uncle Boguslaw Manka. Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents Apoloniusz and Felicja Dybala. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at 2:00 PM on Friday, Feb. 2, followed by the Rosary at 6:00 PM at the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS,
Riverside Boulevard and 2nd Avenue. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 AM on Saturday at Holy Spirit Church, 3159 Land Park Drive.