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Remembering Dave Mintkenbaugh, popular clerk at Pleasanton Raley's

Original post made on Oct 7, 2020

Shoppers and colleagues at Raley's in Pleasanton have been paying tribute to longtime bagger/courtesy clerk David "Dave" Mintkenbaugh, who died unexpectedly from natural causes on Sept. 29 at the age of 54.

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Posted by Deborah
a resident of Old Towne
on Oct 7, 2020 at 11:25 pm

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My heart goes out to Dave's co-workers at Raley's who are really feeling his loss. And to the customers too. I was one of them. Dave always put the most positive complexion on my trips to the supermarket. Like so many others, I will miss him, and truly appreciate the time he spent, and the effort he made, to create a pleasant shopping experience for people. I wish everyone took their jobs so seriously.


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Posted by Becky Dennis
a resident of Foxborough Estates
on Oct 8, 2020 at 9:33 am

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I’m really sorry to hear of David’s unexpected passing. He was always smiling and so helpful. Sincere condolences to all his Raley’s co-workers and family. May his memory be a blessing.


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Posted by Rosemary Martelli
a resident of Golden Eagle
on Oct 8, 2020 at 9:40 am

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So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. He will be missed.


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Posted by Lydia
a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Oct 8, 2020 at 2:46 pm

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So sad to hear about this. Dave was an exceptional person and always so kind to me and my kids when we saw him Raley's. His desire to serve others was evident. Praying peace over his family and friends tonight.


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Posted by Diane
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Oct 9, 2020 at 12:20 pm

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David will be missed > He was always a shining light and brightened MY day


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Posted by Mary
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Oct 9, 2020 at 8:41 pm

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I was really sorry to hear that Dave has passed away. He was always so helpful and kind and conscientious. He will be missed. Raley’s will just not be the same without him.


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Posted by Bill Brasky
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Oct 10, 2020 at 1:46 am

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Rest in Peace Dave


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Posted by Laureen
a resident of Laguna Vista
on Oct 11, 2020 at 4:49 pm

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So sorry to all grieving. I'm also so awfully sad to read that Dave has passed. He brightened up the day for Raley's customers like me. He always seemed to be enjoying his work and his spirit was very uplifting to all around him. Sincere condolences to all. There's a bright light in heaven.


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