Todd Kenneth Montell
Sept. 25, 1988-Nov. 14, 2016
Castro Valley, California
Todd Kenneth Montell passed away due to an unfortunate accident on Monday November 14, 2016. Todd grew up attending schools in the Pleasanton Tri-Valley area, graduated from Redwood H.S. in Castro Valley and attended Chabot College in Hayward.
Todd is a kind, sensitive soul and was loved by all his family and friends. He was very passionate about all the Bay Area sport teams, Oakland Raiders, A's, Warriors, San Jose Sharks and attended games frequency. Todd loved skateboarding and perfected his skills over the years, which made him an excellent snowboarder. Todd also loved the outdoors, and spent many vacations at his mother’s family property in Brownsville, CA and at his father’s property in Fort Jones, CA. He loved to fish Dry Creek in Brownsville, Lake Chabot in Castro Valley, Alameda rock wall, San Leandro Marina, the California coastline from Monterey to Baker Beach in San Francisco.
Todd is survived by this father Ken Montell and his fiancée Linda Burr, brother Travis Montell, mother Jennifer (McBride) Gottesman, her husband Rick Gottesman, his loving grandmother Frances McBride, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Todd is preceded in death by his grandpa Gordon McBride, uncles John and James Montell.