Jerry loved music. Ed valued his relationships and had a passion for helping people, in his business, his friends and family. Pat and Dennis were married in 1965 and moved to Pleasanton in 1968and that's where it all began, a life filled with many adventuresYellowstone sojourns; snow skiing (he had a truly graceful style, and you could spot him coming down the mountain from a mile away) and water skiing (had to have a boat, of course, named Our Waterbed, Pleasanton); camping (mmm, mmm, mmm, french toast on the griddle); Bed & Breakfasting (neve Donald (Don) Robert Provan During his time at Foothill High School, he made lifelong friends, who affectionately called him Ivan for the rest of his life. The youngest of four children, Bob grew up in Sterling where he excelled academically (especially in math, science, and art) and in sports (especially baseball) and he graduated Salutatorian of his high school class of 1956. He passed away at his home following . The Amador Valley girls' lacrosse team started the season in fine form, thrashing Davis 20-8 on Sunday. Her two daughter-in-laws, Debbie and Stacy were also at her bedside during her illness. After retirement from the Navy, he was a substitute teacher, worked at a local photo shop, and as an instructor for the Pleasanton Unified School District for Kathleen Lee Benassini Lynne was born to Francis and Lenora Geary in Hawthorn, CA in 1952. The students at Amador High and Foothill High knew that she was there to help, quietly and with love in the library. She moved to Livermore in the early 1980s. At college, John not only earned his Bachelors degree, but he also gave up bachelorhood for good. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1952, where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. While Teri enjoyed many things such as travel and volunteer work with the Tri-Valley Mothers of Twins Club, above all she enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends. Joseph Buonsante, a man of many talents, was born July 1, 1931, in Mola di Bari, Italy to Pasquale and Graziella Buonsante. Don was born in San Diego, CA. Audrey Aune was born July 4 1932 and passed Jan 4 2022. Friends and family of Sharon are welcome to attend a celebration of life in Sh R. Norman Nelson, Jr. He served as a Sacristan, Communion Minister, and Altar Server at St. Elizabeth Seton Church. Our Loving, Strong and generous mom,JosephineJones, passed away on Friday April 8th 2022 at 6:45 pm. From there she went on to St. Marys Hospital (largely connected to Mayo Clinic) in Rochester, MN, where she was Assistant Head Nurse of a Post Open Heart Surgery Intensive Care Unit. She enjoyed working and was known as smart, inquisitive, and fun-loving team member. Then to San Jose State with a BS Degree in electrical engineering in 1961. After high school, he attended the University of Texas and graduated in 1965 with a degree in Business Administration. Mike was born and lived most of his life here in Alameda County. Julie married Charles Frick in 1988. All Obituaries - Schneider Funeral Home offers a variety of funeral services, from traditional funerals to competitively priced cremations, serving Pleasanton, KS and the surrounding communities. It was the "Paris of the Middle East" and Mary loved the Mediterranean lifestyle and multi-cultural people. Mary was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. He was diagnosed with Leukemia & lost his battle after 4 short months. At Colgate she met and later married seminarian Howard Lewis Still. Though he had many academic and professional accomplishments, these were not what defined him. Milt Joined the Naval Reserve in 1949 after 35 years of service as a Chief Petty Officer. He did his best to help his mom and to protect and encourage his younger brother. Nedra Ondrey. Pleasanton, CA. From Santa Clara he received an MBA, from Stanford, an Engineering Degree. John Milton Peterson was a man so remarkable that he actually had not one, but three birthdays. Proud of her Danish heritage, Janet joined the Danish Sisterhood in America in 1948 at age 16, remaining a member for the past 74 years. He is survived by his daughter Ana Daisy Loa (Eddie), his son Rene Martin Jr. aka Tito, grandchildren Austin and Natalee Martin, Grand dogs-pugs-Leo and Lucy, his beloved niece Adrianna Villamar, sister in law Maria Sergia aka Sally, many cousins, nieces and nephews and an abundance of friends. Carol Mae Zedlitz Barbara was ALWAYS the life of the party and enjoyed bringing joy to others. Don and Pam spent 37 cherished years together, enjoying sports, cruises and traveling to over 47 countries. Charles Carlo Michelotti, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed away at the age of 84 on Sunday, August 21, 2022, in Pleasanton, California. During his 21-year military career, he made deployments to various aircraft carriers often as Officer in Charge of his detachment. Norm was also very involved with his chur Don Allen Yocum He was earnest, honest and hardworking, serving Pleasanton's small business community with his first shop Amador Sports & Hobbies, then opening The Sports Den. In 1949, the McMahon family moved to 2nd Street in Pleasanton, California. He taught there until becoming the dean of admissions and records in 1975. June 9, 1927 - March 29, 2022 He began his career at Chabot College in Hayward, Ca. After graduating from Galileo High, he worked for Southern Pacific. They found jobs as au pairs in Buffalo, NY and then a year later rode across the country by bus to California where Hildegard worked at a bank in Los Angeles for another year. Pleasanton, California. July 28, 1944 - March 27, 2022 Reyes Perez, Jr. 07/08/75 - 02/14/23. She was not much of a crier, but loved to make sure everyone knew who she was and let out a coo every now and then just to remind you she was there. We are so sad to announce the passing of Louis (Lou) Russo, who passed away peacefully on January 16, 2022, at the age of 88. In 1953, she met Douglas, her husband of 65 years until his death in 2018. When Don was entering high school, he and his family moved to Pleasant Hill, CA where he graduated in the class of 1972, from Pleasant Hill High School. They s Julie Frick Carl and Sharrell resided in both San Mateo and Sunnyvale during which time Jensen Gerome Ybarra Obituaries. Milton retired as an Alameda County Reserve Deputy Sheriff after 50 years of service. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, she always had an interest in the arts. Both predeceased him. He is survived by his family of Rita, Jessica, Carol, Tom, Zach, Kim and Otis. Albert Ronald Thiessen Albert Ronald Thiessen (90) of Livermore, California passed away on December 27, 2022, after a long battle with dementia. Peg's graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley, resulted in a PhD in Zoology (1978) and an enduring and productive research career at Berkeleys Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, focusing on the genetics and evolution of mammals. Aug. 28, 1935 - June 3, 2022 Nov. 4, 1937 - Aug. 21, 2022 At 14 years old he went to work in a local cabinet shop, cleaning up to earn funds to fuel his passion for engine building and horsepower. Hosting holidays was a highlight in their home and will always be cherished. He was also a blessing to those many lives he touched. Pleasanton, California. Per Carols request, there will be no services. G. Richard Wirtenson He en Kirk Irvin Iverson After a 2 year battle with a rare form of leukemia, Jerry (Don't call him Gerard!) In May, 1967, Fred met the love of his life, Bettie, and married her a year later in August 1968. A true original, Alex did things his own way and with inimitable style, usually accompanied by his patented, infectious grin. VA Livermore cared for Joe with utmost respect and dignity. Joyce was a homemaker, loved to sew and very passionate about genealogy. Pleasanton, California. John attended Cal State East Bay where he was an active member of the Zeta Omicron chapter of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity. Don is survived by his loving wife of 26 1/2 y John M. Peterson She was preceded in death by her devoted parents, Stan and Barbara Burns, her beloved broth Edwin Burkart Fred Badal was born the third child of Abraham Baba Badal and Johanna Badal of Turlock, where his father was the pastor of the Assyrian church. A memorial service Friday in Pleasanton will honor the memory of Jensen Ybarra, a 35-year-old husband and . The Soria family settled in Pleasanton, California, where they purchased the family home which saw the birth of 2 more generations. He was also involved in several professional organizations including a golf group whom he met with regularly. Moved to California in 1957 to live with her brother Rogers (Billy) and Bruces sister. San Luis Obispo, CA. She attended Hayward High School. Feb. 21, 1932 - Dec. 27, 2022 He Graduated from Santa Rosa Jr. College in 1954. Harm Ottens She graduated from the New Jersey College for Women, and earned a Masters in Education from Rutgers University. He spent his younger days in South San Francisco graduating from St. Veronica's School in 1967 and Serra High School in 1971 (where he was the recipient of the Bank of America Science Award). He also had a small bowling shop at The Granada Bowl. She grew up in the close-knit neighborhood of Orchard Ridge, attending Madison schools through her graduation from West High. He loved being a father and always found a way to make his girls laugh even when he was enduring chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. His greatest joy was to make people laugh with his silly jokes. She found quick success in the real estate industry before joining her mother Lynn and brother Mark in their thriving family business Hired Hands Homecare. He graduated in 1966 with a degree in Chemistry. March 17, 1937 - Nov. 23, 2022 has proven to be a great asset to Pleasanton and the surrounding area. They started their adventure with Gordon in the Air Force. Sally was a recognizable presence in Livermore: at concerts at the Bankhead, listening to music at the farmers market, attending community events, shopping at thrift shops and walking everywhere. Since first becoming a grandparent in 1993, Ed loved spending time with his grandchildren and would drive or hop on a plane (to Texas or Southern California) for a quick Paula Rollins Nov. 10, 1942 - April 22, 2022 Love of their four lovely daughters, Cindy Engel, Denean Gable, Nancy Strohmeyer & Marianne Sekany. Eric Dean Peterson was born in La Crosse, WI. Her beloved husband, Vince, was the center of her love for 56 years and quietly trusted that love Milton Harold Elm Tom was a loving father and husband raising three children, Thomas Jr., John and Michelle. Dorothy Harriet Smith was born in Oroville, California, the daughter of Bert Laraway Smith, Jr., and Emily Harriet Strother. Pleasanton, California. He attended St. Pauls Grammar School in San Francisco through eighth grade. Dad we will miss you, but you will always be locked in our hearts, and it comforts us to know you are back together with mom. She sang with a band while in high school and then later with Pleasantons Broadway Chorus. Dennis was a kind, methodical man, who left his mark on many people with his smile and sense of humor. Jacksonville, Oregon. Alex was born on November 11, 1988, in Renton, Washington, and spent his early childhood in Bourges, France, then Bothell, Washington and Pleasanton, California. She loved MGs and going on all the tours with the Sorry Safari club members. Milton is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen and children; Michael Elm (Teresa), Sharon Frazier (Hie), Chris Elm, David Elm (Cynthia), Maria Bird (Frank), Stephen Elm, Daniel Elm and Sister in law Patricia Haley. Know Elizabeth Rickenbach Teresa Renee Sheehan passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her loved ones. They initially lived in VA but later moved to SLC, UT. Castro Valley, California. Helen was born August 5,1954 in Manchester, NH to Jean and Apostolis (Nick) Bountis, the third of five daughters. Pleasanton, California. A private celebration of life for immediate family will be held at a later date. Marie Carmella Guydish He continued on as a punter for San Francisco State University where he studied communications. After retiring from Kaiser Sand and Gravel he dedicated his time to making barbecue and flour tortillas for his friends. As a child he lived in Westly, Wisc. Pleasanton, CA. During their early years of marriage, Howard completed his seminary studies at Colgate while Irene was simultaneous Teri Rae Mankins There wasn't a sport he couldn't quickly master (or beat his older sister at), from the usual team sports, to water/snow skiing, golf, track & field, and everything in-between. He is legendary within his field. Joes family immigrated to the US from Italy, when he was 3, and settled in San Francisco. Nathan watched ov Dorothy S. Hardin Joyce graduated from Joseph E. Brown Community High School in June 1954. Dick was blessed with a large family and always showed his four children the best example of a how to be a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He then became a sales engineer and ran teams for Westinghouse, General Electric, and United Technologies in New York City, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. They married, and over the years, had five children and lived in Nebraska, Iowa, Washington and finally California. She was a beloved wife and loving mother and modeled a life of love and service to her family and friends. Sharons sisters are Rondi and Marilee of Bakersfield. Marana, Arizona. Barbara had a son, Donald Mills, a daughter Holly Mills-Novacek, two granddaughters Brittany Mitchell and Lindsay Grigoryev, and four great granddaughters Hayden, Evie, Preslee and Polina. Feb. 16, 1958 - March 25, 2022 While raising their family in Pleasanton, Mike worked for over 25 years in finance and banking, most recently as a Senior Vice President at Silicon Valley Bank. He married Bonnie Larsen in 1983 and they had two children, Brittany (1986) and Blake (1988). Pleasanton, California. "Papou" KIDD, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Join our obituary notification email list. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Geri Keele-Vecchiarelli, his son Carlo E. Vecchiarelli III (Chuck) & Chucks wife Brenda Freeman- Vecchiarelli, his daughter Veronica Vecchiarelli-Valleau (Rocky) & Rockys husband Kenneth Valleau. After college Don went to work in sales for his grandfathers lighting company in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her mother, Signa Mae, later remarried Alfred Field and he legally adopted her and she became Jeanette Field. Bend, Oregon. Sports. She graduated High School and met her future husband at the tender age of 13. Copyright 2023 Echovita Inc. All rights reserved. Maurices father died when he was three years Carol L. Price Pat Lane, the face of downtown Pleasanton for years, died May 11, 2022 of congestive heart failure. Joyce was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 11, 1937. in 1968 as a faculty member and professor in the science department. Dennis was aged 64 and was surrounded by his wife, Leslee and children in their home in Pleasanton. Elm. During this time, Stanley went back to painting, a pastime he picked up in the army. Born in Pequannock, New Jersey, in June 1966 to Al and Dee Peterson, John grew up as all kids did in the 70s: wild and free until it got dark riding bikes and building forts in the woods, playing baseball, and creating imaginary worlds with his older sister and younger brother. Pleasanton, California. Fred gained work experience with PG&E, engineering experience with Lockheed Martin and was hired by GTE where he worked until he retired. All five children were very close and made sure to keep their families connected. At the end of World War II he became a civilian working the same job for a year and then returned home to New York. After graduating from Glen Cove High School, he joined the Navy, where he served on the maiden voyage of the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier. She planned to retire next year, hoping to visit family and friends, relaxing by the poolside, reading her collection of books, and caring for her animals. This began his lifelong career in the electrical/lighting industry and opened doors leading to a position with GESCO that relocated him back to Northern California. With deep sadness for her Family and many Friends, the bright spirit and gentle kindness of Rene L. Gielow passed from this world at her home, under Sutter Hospice Care, in Roseville, CA. Pleasanton, California. March 24, 1969 - Feb. 28, 2022 Don retired in 2018 after 18 years with with Associated Lighting Representatives. Initially, he was hired to teach and coach at Livermore High. His last job was at Seagate Technology, where he worked as an engineering manager, developing substrates for hard disks. Paula Kay Foster was born to Paul and Cassie Foster on June 15, 1945, in Puyallup Washington. Pleasanton, California. Pleasanton, CA obituaries, tributes, and stories about the lives of community members. She passionately loved her family and extended family, especially her two sisters: Diane "Tootsie" and Terri. Pleasanton, California. Her nephew Hal Philipps (Laurie), and their three children Reilly, Kelsey, and Denyil Philipps of Arlington, IL, and her niece Amy Kallberg, daughter Emma, MN. Beloved husband, father, and friend, Don Yocum passed away at the age of 67 at his home in San Ramon, CA on Thursday, March 10, 2022, just 4 days shy of what would have been his 68th Birthday. Pleasanton, California. Throughout her life, Bela was a proud Assyrian and had an unshakable faith in God. When it came to Ryan and Lindsey, she never missed a sporting event, school field trip, or special moment in their lives. Sept. 19, 1942 - Feb. 6, 2023 Yes, simply like this page on facebook or search Obituary in Pleasanton on facebook. Pleasanton, California. He was born to Dr. Louis & Mrs. Pauline Kameny on March 17, 1937, in Oakland, CA. He was a Giants, Niners and Warriors fan for life. She attended Valley View Elementary, Pleasanton Elementary, and graduated from Amador Valley High School in 1979. Pleasanton, California. He retained many lifelong friends from his schooling days (in fact, every year since 1984, he played in the annual "Whackers and Hackers" golf tournament with his Serra buddies). He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Turlock High in 1956. He worked at the Lab for 36 years, retiring in 1994. Nov. 18, 1931 - Aug. 28, 2022 After Eds confirmation into the Catholic Church in 2001, he quickly became engaged in service to the church and parishioners. She was "Mrs. He loved his wife of 65 years who sadly passed in 2021. Audio Article. Nathan adored his mother and remained close to her his entire life. The youngest of three sisters, Stephanie was born in Fremont, California. Her generous and loving ways will be greatly missed. They only had one year together and upon his death, she moved back to her home in Pleasanton. Ed, as he was called by family and friends, was born in Providence, Rhode Island to immigrant parents in 1931. Alex is survived by his wife Natal Dennis Joseph Hart RICHARD A. Don graduated college from the Polytechnic Institute in New York with a Bachelor Electrical Engineering degree and a Professional Engineering License. She entertained frequently and always welcomed family and friends into her home. Dick was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Helen Ryan Martin, his parents Julius and Virginia Martin, his sister Kathleen Ray, and his great-grandson, Jack Oliver Turner. During this time, she also had a thriving Interior decorating business. His list of accomplishments is long and distinguished, and his dedication to the city he loved will not be forgotten soon. As a founding member of The Frivolous Floosies Re Patricia L. Baer Roger was born to Howard J. and Lillie Mae Lewis in Rochester, NY and Gerard Joseph Fourie He attended Chico State University from 1977 1982 and like any true Chico State student, enjoyed his time at Upper Bidwell Park and floating down the Sacramento River. She will be remembered for her love of family, selfless generosity, crazy sense of humor, board and card game skills and love for music. Margaret Ann (Peg) Fluck Smith passed away on October 19, 2022, in Portland, Oregon. You can click this link to create an obituary. Their love continued to blossom, and they were married on October 7, 1967. Initially, Diana was a homemaker and focused on raising their sons. People remember his quick wit and captivating stories. The daughter of Paul George Fluck and Ella Lillias Dicke, Peg was born on November 9, 1948, in Madison, Wisconsin. Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Mass at St. Augustines Church (3999 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, Ca 94566) on Nov. 11th at 10:00 a.m. A reception will follow in the church hall. Patricia (Pat) Lane You could often find her sewing or crocheting a beautiful gift for someone she loved. Despite these difficulties, Nathan always had a positive outlook. On January 30, 2023, Carol Deller Monahan, age 84, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, and friend, a long-time member of the Pleasanton, California community, died peacefully in the loving presence of family in Valencia, Ca. Erin felt strongly about helping people, and was a leader in her local PEO International chapter - educating, motivating, and celebrating women through philanthropy and education. He also supported Jan in raising 19 puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind and collected frog themed art that is displayed throughout their home. Her thoughtfulness, kindness and superb memory for details was amazing. Julie was born at Eden Hospital in Castro Valley and grew up in Pleasanton. Jeanette was born Jeanette Arline Love. He was born August 12, 1947, in Pleasanton, Kan., the son . Swalwell's town hall will serve as a forum for anyone within District 14 -- the area he represents -- which includes Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, Sunol, Hayward, Union City, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, San Leandro, Cherryland, Ashland, Fairview and Fremont. Times were hard, and life was challenging for Nathans little family. He enjoyed countless hobbies, especially boating and attending his grandkids many sporting events. For family vacations spending time with her Greek and American grandparents, as well as all her cousins. He worked as a Physicist for 35 years at Lawrence Livermore Lab. She's a loving, caring, and compassionate person, and we'll see her again soon. She spent the prior days surrounded by the love, laughter and tears of family and friends. Carol is survived by her loving husband Bob, and devoted children Bob Zedlitz (Mattie) of Stockton, CA and Jean Zedlitz of Livermore, CA. Jeanette was the embodiment of LOVE. At GHS, he taught, coached, and served as the schools first Athletic Director. Helen Hunter Bassett Hess Bountis passed into the hands of God on October 15th 2022 in her home at Portola Gardens, San Francisco at the age of 68 after difficulties with dialysis and end stage renal disease. Bob had worked at two banks in New York so he applied to the Bank of America. We are always interested in hearing from the families that we serve. They called each other "Vida" which means "life" in Spanish. Dorothy grew up in Berkeley, graduating from Berkeley High School in 1948. Helen continued her education at UCLA, Chapman College and the World Campus Afloat. Despite her health struggles, she enjoyed organizing snowboarding trips, chili cook-offs, and decorating Eric Dean Peterson His other passion was geocaching. She was almost 91 years old. Livermore, California. The two of them hit it off right away, and Sharrell fondly remembers that she was taken by his charm and wit. During World War II, the family moved away from city bombings to Nordheim v.d.Rhn, a small farming village where her mothers family lived. Gordons Job took them to Tustin, Calif. where they stayed for 4 yrs. February 1, 2023 (53 years old) View obituary. Hank earned a B.A. Peg and Gary lived in Pleasanton, California, for 39 years, where they raised their son, Brian Kendall Smith. They moved to Pleasanton in 1971 where Anne joined East Avenue Middle School, teaching English and art classes.