Carmen Peterson, 79, passed away peacefully in her Pleasanton home Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Born in 1939 in Santa Paula, CA, Carmen was 1 of 7 children of Narcisa and Geronimo Garcia. Her family relocated to Pleasanton during her toddler years and she attended Pleasanton Elementary and Amador Valley High School. She graduated in 1958 after 4 years of playing field hockey and being a pom pom girl...
Anne Marie Tadlock passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Sunol Creek Memory Care in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 78.
Anne Marie was born on April 21, 1941 to Doris and Vincent Lariviere of Southbridge Massachusetts. She was a 1959 graduate of Notre Dame High School.
At the age of 19, she moved out west to San Francisco to pursue a career as a flight attendant. However, that never materia...
Mark Anthony Tierney passed away peacefully on Friday, May 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. Mark was born on December 30, 1972 in Livermore, CA to parents, James and Tally Rose Tierney, and grew up in Pleasanton. He graduated from Cal State Hayward with a degree in history and later earned his teaching credential from Chico State. Mark taught eighth grade history at Hart Middle School in Pleasant...
Aug. 8, 1923 - May 1, 2019
Marie Boss, 95, died peacefully with her daughters by her side. Born in San Francisco to Theophile and Caroline Cerles, she grew up in Orland, attended Dominican College, and was a long-time teacher.
Marie loved music, art, travel, people, and life.
She is survived by beloved family: daughters Judy Del Tredici, Nicki Sauer; grandchildren Tom (Delanie), Christina (Ken), Lisa (John), Mi...
William M. Glover, Jr (Bill) passed away peacefully in Walnut Creek, California on Wednesday,May 1, 2019.
Bill was born August 27, 1929 in Omaha,Nebraska to William M. Glover, Sr. and Harriet Ann Lawson. He was raised in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, where he graduated from Mission High School in 1949. Following high school, while visiting the soda fountain at Woolworth’s in ...
Gary Allen Wright
June 30, 1940 - April 27, 2019
veteran, public service
GARY ALLEN WRIGHT OF PLEASANTON PASSED AWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH. GARY WAS BORN ON JUNE 30TH, 1940 AT MERRITT HOSPITAL IN OAKLAND. HE GRADUATED FROM CASTLEMONT HIGH SCHOOL IN 1958 & PROUDLY SERVED IN THE US MARINE CORP FROM 1958-1961.
GARY IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING WIFE, DIANE; 4 DAUGHTERS, KATHY RATHJEN, JANET WRIGHT, LISA HUDSON & ASHLI HUDSON; SON, BRIAN ALLEN WRIGHT; & 2 GRANDDAUGHTERS, BR...
Longtime Pleasanton resident Margaret “Sue” Vierk left behind her devoted husband Stanley and family on April 22, 2019, after a feisty, hard-fought battle with vascular dementia.
Sue was born in 1935 to Dorothy and Dr. Eugene Powell, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the only girl after five older brothers. Her stories about her brothers’ mischief kept our family laughing for years. Her saucy wit an...
Ronald Robert Wing
Nov. 26, 1948 - April 21, 2019
Ron “mosquito bite” Wing, formerly of Pleasanton, departed this life on Easter Sunday, 2019; he was 70 years of age. Ron started in the family farming business at an early age, and was known for his mechanical and welding skills. He was retired from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Ron graduated from Amador Union High School in 1966, and studied Automotive Technology at Chabot College....
It is with great sadness that the family of Orville “Ole” Clifford Olesen announces his passing at his home after a brief illness on Sunday April 21, 2019, at the age of 95 years. He was a long time Pleasanton resident and touched many lives with his outgoing personality, positive outlook on life and generous spirit.
Orville was the 11th child of Ole C. Olesen and Christina (Hendrickson) O...
Wilda Kay D'Arcy
March 19, 1947 - April 16, 2019
Wilda passed away at home with her family by her side after a battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Robert, her two daughters, Melanie and Natalie, stepchildren Michael and Michelle, and six grandchildren. She was born in Newton, Kansas, to William Darney and Naomi Jean Minard, and grew up in San Francisco. She held office positions at Orchard Supply, Linford Heating and ...
May 24, 1946 - April 15, 2019
Donald passed away peacefully on April 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He grew up in Grafton, North Dakota, the son of Walter and Edith Coulthart, and was a resident of Pleasanton, CA for 35 years. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and a kind and caring spirit. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and his departure will leave a big hole in the hearts of all the people who lo...
Feb. 9, 1994 - April 13, 2019
Erik Keith Woodward died unexpectedly Saturday, April 13, 2019 when he was accidentally struck by a vehicle near his Napa home. He was 25.
Erik was born to proud parents, Denise and Fred Woodward, on February 9, 1994, in Fremont, CA. He was welcomed by his excited big brothers, Shane and CJ.
The family moved to Pleasanton when Erik was 5 years old, living near Lydiksen Elementary School, whi...
Duane Norman passed away on April 13th, 2019 in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 88. He touched many lives with his outgoing spirit, kindness and generosity and will be greatly missed.
Born on a farm in Kindred, North Dakota on February 14th, 1931 to parents Arnold Norman and Clara Bergh, Duane was the oldest of three children. The family moved to California in 1936 and settled in Hayward. Duane...
Bobbi passed away in her hometown of 43 years, Pleasanton, CA, after her courageous fight against metastasis Breast Cancer. Bobbi was very passionate about her family, painting, gardening, and was also involved in numerous community events and issues.
Her memory will live on by her husband, Stan Troia, of almost 50 years, brother, Michael Richie, 3 beautiful daughters, 4 grandchildren, and the...
Sept. 25, 1950 - March 11, 2019
Lee Shilts, owner of Hilt Construction, passed away unexpectedly on March 11, 2019. Born in Oakland, CA on September 25, 1950, Lee was the second of five children born to parents Harold Shilts and Sadie Joseph. Not sure of what to do after graduating from Sunset H.S. in Hayward, Lee joined the Navy and became a gunners mate aboard the U.S.S. Floyd B. Parks destroyer during the Vietnam war. Aft...
Edwin Bridges, 85, passed away of heart failure on March 7, 2019 in his home on the Stanford campus with his loving family present.
Prof. Bridges was born Jan. 1, 1934 in Hannibal, MO, son of E. Otto Bridges and Radha Maxwell Bridges.
After graduating from the University of Missouri and marrying his college sweetheart, Marjorie Pollock of Baytown, Texas, 20-year-old Bridges worked as a hig...
May 17, 1945 - March 7, 2019
Lynn Green, 73, passed away March 7, 2019 peacefully at home with family after a courageous 3-year battle with Ovarian Cancer. She was born in Wallingford, England in 1945 to Clara and Wilf Thomas. In 1962 she married Charlie Green, her beloved husband of 57 years. They had two children while living in England. They chose to leave England to pursue a career path in Canada. While living in Can...
John Forrest Goard
Aug. 10, 1952 - March 5, 2019
John was born in Oceanside, California and raised in Santa Clara, graduating from Buchser High School in 1970. After high school he enlisted in the US Air Force where he became a sergeant, focusing on veterinary clinic work. He spent 3 years serving out of the US Air Force Base in Ramstein, Germany.
After an honorable discharge, he returned to California where he met his wife Carol. They lived...