Richard Del Tredici
Dec. 22, 1940 - Feb. 12, 2014
Richard Del Tredici, 73, died at home with his family by his side Feb. 12, 2014, after a courageous and graceful battle with cancer. Born to Walter and Helen Del Tredici, he grew up in San Anselmo, CA, lived in Pleasanton for 50 years, and was a local high school teacher/principal for 38 years.
Richard loved knowledge, travel, and all things Italian. With his gentle strength, kindness, smil...
Kathryn Claire Ruckteschler, a fourth generation San Franciscan, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, at the age of 66 after suffering a long illness.
Kathy was raised in Burlingame, CA and graduated from Burlingame High School and College of San Mateo. After college, Kathy joined TIA Airlines, along with her twin sister Terry, as an airline stewardess. She enjoyed many years...
Lela Thut Gonsalves Terrill was born in Modesto, CA, to Bertie Jane Tomer of Hanford, CA, and Wilhelm Thut of Seengen, Switzerland. She was preceded in death by husbands John Gonsalves and Cliff Terrill, and son John "Bud" Gonsalves, Jr.
Lela and John Gonsalves Sr. had five other children, Larry (Bev), Jane (Steve), David (Barb), Susan, and Dennis (Kathe). She was a loving grandmother of 19 and...
Thomas Louis Morrell of Pleasanton passed away Jan. 29, 2014 following a long battle with Cancer. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sept. 18, 1934. He graduated from Hayward High School and San Jose State University. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Katherine A. Morrell, daughters Catherine Seymour, Marilyn Morrell-Kris...
Kimberly Ann Kayser Brooks of Pleasanton passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2014.
She was born in San Jose on Sept. 11, 1962 to Ken and Barbara Kayser. She graduated from Santa Teresa High School where she was a standout athlete, playing on the varsity volleyball and softball teams. She attended San Jose State University where she graduated with a degree in marketing and was a member of the out...
Philip Erich Scholz of Pleasanton, CA, died tragically on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 in a train accident in Santa Clara, CA. He was 35 years old.
Philip was born in Seattle, WA, and graduated from Shorewood High School in Shoreline, WA. He earned a degree in Psychology from Santa Clara University in 2001. Upon graduation Philip began his career at NVIDIA, a Silicon Valley computer graphics company,...
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Alice Evelyn Reynolds, 94, of the Baptist Health Nursing and Retirement Center died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, at her residence.
Alice was born on June 27, 1919 in Lowell, MA and was the daughter of the late Leah and George Robinson. Alice was the beloved wife of the late Max Z. Reynolds who died in San Ramon, CA on April 26, 1991. She had lived in the Capital Distri...
Kenneth Earl "Bud" Bennetts, age 91, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, surrounded by his family at his home. The son of James R. and Sigrid (Ohmen) Bennetts, he was born on March 19, 1922 in Iron Mountain, MI, and attended Lansing Eastern High School and Michigan State University.
Ken initially began his military career by joining the Michigan National Guard, enlisting in the ...
Sept. 19, 1939 - Dec. 21, 2013
On Dec. 21, Pleasanton, California lost a very dear resident, Dennis Lile. Born in South Bend, Indiana in 1939, Dennis grew up in Greenville, Kentucky and attended Greenville schools. As was customary in that locale, after high school he started working in the coal strip mining industry in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Dennis was a miner for 25 years, until the coal mines in that region closed.
Warren MacLeod Annis passed away on Dec. 21, 2013, from natural causes. At the time of his death Warren had been living in Livermore for 2 ˝ years after residing in the same house in Pleasanton since 1950.
Warren was born on Oct. 21, 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota, the last of six children of Roderick Dhu Annis and Ethel Foss Annis. He attended Duluth, MN schools, graduating from Central High Schoo...
Kyle Field was a born at Valley Care hospital in Livermore on Oct. 17, 1990. He was raised in Pleasanton and attended Vintage Hills Elementary, Pleasanton Middle School and Amador Valley High School where he graduated in 2009. Kyle loved sports and was a lettered Varsity Football player at Amador. After graduating from high school Kyle served for a year in the Air Force.
Kyle was outgoing and ...
Gary Herbert Twisselmann was born Aug. 9, 1938 in Atascadero, CA to Bugs and Elinor Twisselmann. He graduated from Paso Robles High School in 1956. He played on the 1955 All C.I.F Football Team, as well as the Shrine Football Classic in 1956. He played two years of football at Bakersfield Junior College and was named to the Junior College All America Team.
Gary transferred to Cal Poly and recei...
Dr. Scott L. Cumberland passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 in Rapid City, South Dakota, at the age of 51 from epilepsy, a condition he had battled courageously for 34 years.
Dr. Cumberland fought epilepsy, and in the last two years, cancer, with the same resilience, determination and indomitable courage he had for fighting any problem. Scott’s untimely passing occurred while visiting his son, ...
Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Doris Gilpin peacefully passed away on Nov. 26 having lived a full 101 years. She is survived by her children John Gilpin and Mike Gilpin; daughters-in-law Gail Gilpin, Yvonne Gilpin, and former daughter-in-law Betsy Gilpin; grandchildren Laura (Gilpin) Olson, Joe Gilpin, and Katy (Gilpin) Powers; and great grandchildren Luke, Charlotte, and...
March 1, 1919 - Nov. 24, 2013
Jannes Takens, born in Helpman, The Netherlands, in 1919, passed away at the age of 94 in his Pleasanton home on Sunday, Nov. 24.
Jannes and his wife Janna, married just 2 weeks short of 65 years, immigrated to Pleasanton in 1950, finding their first job at the Meadowlark Dairy. They became proud citizens of the USA in 1955.
They were helped by and thankful to so many generous and trusting p...
Adolph T Sisneroz
Jan. 28, 1932 - Nov. 22, 2013
Discovery Bay, California
Adolph T. Sisneroz passed away peacefully at home in Discovery Bay on Friday, Nov. 22 surrounded by his loving family. He was 81 years old. He was preceded in death by his parents Adolfo and Ascencion Sisneroz.
He was born on Jan. 28, 1932 in La Salle, Colorado. He graduated from Washington Union High School in Fremont and joined the U.S. Marines at age 17. During his service he married the lov...
Sept. 6, 1941 - Nov. 21, 2013
Rudy D’Angelo, 72, passed away on Nov. 21, 2013 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, California.
Rudy was born on Sept. 6, 1941 in Pennsylvania to Jerry and Marie D’Angelo. He grew up in California, Pennsylvania in a home upstairs from his grandparents and at ten years old he moved with his Mom and Dad to Perryopolis, Pennsylvania.
His early years were filled with big family dinners on Sunday...