John L Janowski
April 17, 1946 - June 12, 2015
public service, veteran
John passed away on Friday, June 12 after a hard fought, 3 year battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.
John was born in Oakland CA and graduated in 1964 from Skyline High School in Oakland. He attended Cabrillo College before enlisting in the Marines and fighting in the Vietnam War from 1966-1968 where he was the recipient of 3 Purple Hearts.
Roland Gerald Garrido of Danville, California, was unexpectedly called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, June 11 due to cardiac arrest. He will be remembered for his generous giving spirit, quick and keen humor, and wondrous joy of life.
Roland was born on April 8, 1949, in Barrigada, Guam, to Jesus and Mathilda Garrido (both deceased). When he was three years old,...
April 22, 1945 - June 10, 2015
public service, business, veteran
Alan Godfrey Hugunin, 70, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at his home in Pleasanton, CA. He was born on April 22, 1945, in Janesville, WI, to Roy John and Eva Godfrey Hugunin.
Alan grew up on the family farm in Janesville, WI. He graduated Janesville Senior High School where he was the captain of the football team and won many horse pulling competitions. Alan ...
Jan. 28, 1922 - June 5, 2015
Bernice Art passed away peacefully from complications of surgery on June 5, 2015. She was a most remarkable woman. Wherever she went, she made friends. She knew everyone and everyone liked her.
She was born in Chicago in January, 1922 and lived through many bitterly cold winters and the Great Depression. She was college educated, a rarity in her time, and she worked many years as an administra...
Ralph Luther Williams
July 11, 1933 - June 1, 2015
Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California
teacher/educator, arts/media, veteran
Our loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Ralph Luther Williams Jr., age 81, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015, in Santa Clara, California. He was born on July 11, 1933, in Grants, New Mexico, to Ralph Luther Williams Sr. and Avah Jane McGehee.
Always a storyteller, Ralph loved to share that he was born on an Indian Reservation in a chicken coop and grew up with bright r...
Scott Louis Di Santo of Pleasanton, California, passed away after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
He was born in San Mateo, California, and attended school at St. Matthew's Catholic, Serra High, and the University of Nevada, Reno. He was employed at Lexus of Concord.
Scott was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Patricia Di Santo and brother Michael Di Santo.
He is survived by...
Carol Jean Ottens passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 with her husband, Harm, by her side. She had such an impact on so many people with her kind heart and willingness to help.
Carol was born in Salt Lake City, UT, and eventually moved to the Bay Area, finally settling down in Pleasanton where she met her husband Harm working as a Switchboard Operator at Castlewood Country Club. Harm and Caro...
Patricia (Pat) Virginia Duncan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her home in Pleasanton after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born Jan. 22, 1940 in Paia, Maui, Hawaii to Margaret (nee Moniz) and Edward Boteilho DeCoite. She was the eldest of four children with three brothers, Edward (Eddie), Dennis and Reginald (Reggie) De Coite. Pat's grandparents were al...
Helen June Yelkes, a resident of Pleasanton and former 43-year resident of Hayward, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2015 with her family at her side. Helen was 88 years old, passing 2 weeks short of her 89th birthday.
Helen's husband of 50 years, Fred Yelkes, predeceased her in 2000. Helen is survived by three daughters, Michelle Yelkes-Paul (Mike Paul) of Pleasanton; Maureen Hayes (Ken) of ...
Harold "Butch" August Zosel III, 57, of Pleasanton, California, died in Alamo at the Bruns Hospice House on May 1, 2015 of cancer.
Harold was born on February 5, 1958 at Eden Hospital in Castro Valley, California to Harold August II and Edith Marie Zosel. He would later become the older brother of Kristine Marie Zosel.
He was raised in Pleasanton, attending Pleasanton Elementary School and A...
Betty Maxine McCarty was born July 30, 1928 in Pratt, Kansas, the daughter of George and Lissa Carlson. She left this mortal world on Friday, May 1, 2015 at her home in San Ramon, and her blessed soul now soars in the heavens above.
Betty is survived by her husband Donald L. McCarty of San Ramon, CA. She was preceded in death by her son David Lawrence McCarty, and is survived by her children Bo...
Alma Guadalupe Spring
Oct. 4, 1968 - April 29, 2015
public service, teacher/educator
Pleasanton resident Alma Guadalupe Lauwerys Spring was only 46 years old when was taken suddenly from the lives of her loving family and friends on April 29, 2015. She leaves behind her loving husband of 24 years, Landon; her son Shane, daughter Miranda, mother Gloria Cedillo, father Peter Lauwerys, brother Emilio Lauwerys and a vast community of loving friends and students. Her brother, Pierre La...
Succumbing to the effects of a valiant 25 month long battle with ALS, Ann Elizabeth Kyle passed away quietly at home with her husband Michael at her side on Sunday, April 26, 2015. During the entire ordeal she never lost her ability to smile and enjoy the presence of both family and her many friends who visited. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by Michael, her t...
Don Paul Brennen
Oct. 6, 1954 - April 25, 2015
Don was born in Albuquerque, the first New Mexican in his family. He joined the Navy after graduating high school in Farmington, and then completed college at NMSU in Las Cruces, moving to Sunnyvale, California in 1979, working for Western Electric as a programmer. It was there that he met his wife, Andrea, and on New Year's Day, 1982 he and Andrea eloped to Lake Tahoe.
In 1984, Andrea and D...