Jared Alan Johansen
Oct. 14, 1984-Nov. 30, 2011
Jared Alan Johansen, beloved son of Alan and Christy Johansen unexpectedly passed away in his sleep early Wednesday morning November 30, 2011 at his home in Pleasanton, California. He was 27 years old. Jared grew up in Pleasanton and loved his many friends and teachers at Walnut Grove Elementary, Harvest Park Middle School, and Amador Valley High School. Jared was well known for his fun sense of humor and wit and his love of learning. He was a great brother, husband, father, son, a gifted athlete, dedicated scholar and respected friend. Jared was an avid fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Giants and the Warriors. He spoke Spanish fluently and served a two year voluntary mission for his church in Washington D.C. Jared attended college at both BYU and the University of Utah, earning a degree in Economics in 2009. He was married in the Portland Oregon LDS temple in 2008 to his adoring wife Tiffany Bleak. During the past 2 years, Jared loved his work and associates at the law firm of Gunderson Dettmer in Redwood City. He and Tiffany were happily looking forward to law school next year. Jared is survived by his wife, his 17 month old daughter Reese and another baby daughter Jaclyn (due to arrive in January). Jared is also survived by his parents and his two younger brothers Nick and Nate Johansen. Friends are invited to a memorial service to honor Jared on Tuesday December 6th at 12pm (noon) in the chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 6100 Paseo Santa Cruz, Pleasanton California 94566. A viewing for friends and community will be held Monday, December 5th from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Graham-Hitch Mortuary located at 4167 First Street in Pleasanton California 94566. In lieu of flowers and for the benefit of Jared and Tiff’s baby daughters’ education, contributions can be sent to: The Jared Johansen Legacy Trust, 405 Boulder Court (Suite 400) Pleasanton, California 94566.