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Memorial service at 3 p.m. Thursday in Pleasanton for Kate Steinle

Original post made on Jul 7, 2015

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Casa Real in Pleasanton for Kate Steinle, who died last Wednesday after she was shot while visiting San Francisco's Pier 14 after a dinner with her dad and family friend.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 6:27 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by Chris
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:35 am

She sounds like the most loveliest of girls...Rest in Peace Beautiful...You left a legacy to be proud of at such a young age..Surely your legacy will live on in your family and friends forever....Truly your were beauty, inside and out...

Posted by Julie
a resident of Vineyard Hills
on Jul 7, 2015 at 11:09 am

Katie's Family,
Your neighbors grieve with you.

“We can’t know why the lily has so brief a time to bloom in the warmth of sunlight’s kiss upon its face before it folds into its fragrance and bids the world good night to rest its beauty in a gentler place. But we can know that nothing that is loved is ever lost and no one who has touched a heart can really pass away because some beauty lingers on in each memory of which they’ve been a part.”


Posted by Angela
a resident of another community
on Jul 8, 2015 at 6:41 am

Please don't be insensitive. While I understand your points and agree with you about the media coverage, it doesn't change the grief that those of us that knew Kate are feeling. This is a beautifully written tribute to a wonderful person who grew up in Pleasanton - from Walnut Grove to Amador, from Girl Scouts to softball leagues - and who will be dearly missed by her friends, family and former classmates.

Posted by Damon
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Jul 8, 2015 at 7:36 am

@mattias: "1/10 of all homicides last year in california were committed by cops (all with firearms)."

Perhaps you meant 1/10 of all gun deaths were committed by police? I seriously doubt that you meant "1/10 of all homicides". A "homicide" is the unlawful killing of a person, that is, a murder.

Posted by Mark
a resident of another community
on Jul 8, 2015 at 8:44 am

Firstly to Kate's family and friends, prayers for your sorrow. May your truly amazing angel rest in peace. It is so sad and unfair that she was taken so young, with so much left to offer and give to others, by someone who does nothing but harm others. To those who would come here and make racist comments as have been made, and defile her memory, GO AWAY. Spread your non-sense elsewhere. This is not a national news article, this is a local community article about her memorial to honor her. Your insensitive negative comments are disgraceful, shame on you.

Posted by laurie
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 8, 2015 at 9:38 am

I second Mark's thoughts. This article is about matters more personal than national debates. It's about remembering a young woman loved by family and friends. Political comments are out of place here.

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