Arthur (Bud) Plato
May 8, 1926 - June 19, 2016
veteran, business, public service
Arthur "Bud" Plato died peacefully, with his family by his side, on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the age of 90. Bud was born on May 8, 1926 in San Rafael, California. He was a longtime Pleasanton resident and business owner.
After graduating from Amador High school, he enlisted in the Navy. Once his service was complete, he returned to Pleasanton, the city he loved and became very involved in the ...
Glenn Alen Valenziano passed away unexpectedly June 3, 2016. Glenn loved to fish and be out on the water. He was a man of many trades. He loved spending time working around his mother’s garden, making repairs at his brother’s homes and especially taking care of their family restaurant, Porky’s Pizza Palace. Glenn was happiest when he was helping others. Glenn was preceded in death by his ...
Arthur Truman Morley
Sept. 17, 1946 - May 26, 2016
business, sports, public service
Arthur Truman Morley, Jr.
Arthur Truman Morley, Jr., 69, passed away on May 26, 2016. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and servant of the Lord.
Arthur leaves behind his wife of 47 years, Jeanie (Fitzgerald) Morley; his six children: Marc Morley (Ann), Jeremy Morley (Kristina), Tyler Morley (Michelle), Amy Bybee (Bryce), MaryAnn Hyte (David), and Kim Morley; and his 15 ...
Bonita “Bonnie” Streitz, a long time resident of Pleasanton, passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2016. She was born in Seattle, WA on December 7, 1930. She lived for a short time in Los Angeles, moved to Livermore as a teenager where she met and married Don Streitz in 1948. In 1952 they settled in Pleasanton which became Bonnie’s lifelong home.
Bonnie worked at General Electric Vall...
John David Evanson, 87, of Pleasanton, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2016. John was born in Northwood, North Dakota on August 18, 1928 to Parnell and Beulah Evanson. He attended Northwood High School and entered service into the Marine Corps as Private 1st class in 1946. After his dedicated service in the Marine Corps, John attended Everett Junior College in Washington and was shortly there...
Thomas McCoy Johnson
Resident of Pleasanton
(August 3, 1938 – May 17, 2016)
Longtime Pleasanton resident Thomas McCoy Johnson, 77, passed away (Cancer)
peacefully with his family by his side in his Pleasanton home on May 17, 2016. Tom is
survived by his wife of nearly 58 years, Sue Johnson; his 3 children, Kevin (Leslie)
Jan. 9, 1932 - May 7, 2016
Marilu Furey passed away on May 7th at her home in Vacaville, California succumbing to pneumonia. She was well liked in her community and will be greatly missed.
She was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She and her husband, the late Richard Furey, moved to California in 1961, settling in Pleasanton in 1965. They raised 3 children; Mike, Lee, and Katherine and became prominent figures in the ...
Neal Linton Person, 83, entered into Heaven on May 2, 2016 while tending his garden. Neal was born July 29, 1932 in Hector, Minnesota to Linton and Esther (Schwarzkopf) Person. Neal graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Neal married Ardyce J. Dobberstein in 1952 and while living in Minneapolis they had son, Kevin and daughter, Neala. ...
William "Gene" Eccher
June 5, 1928 - April 11, 2016
Long time resident of Pleasanton, California
William “Gene” Eccher a long time resident of Pleasanton, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2016. He was born in Burke, Idaho and grew up in the Denver and gold country areas of Colorado. He and his family moved to Pleasanton in 1969.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary K. Eccher, her husband Walter Molz of El Dorado Hills Ca., and his granddaughter Jill A. Bond, her husband Alex, and his...
Our beloved husband, father, uncle, and grandfather passed away peacefully after attending his favorite art class at Stoneridge Creek retirement community.
Born in Wausau WI, he attended the University of Wisconsin where he met, and later married, Marilyn Sullivan. After his return from the Korean war he earned a degree in Criminology from Michigan State University.
His professional career i...
July 10, 1918 - Feb. 27, 2016
teacher/educator, public service
Freda Rose Wall (Brandenburger), a woman whose love, grace, kindness and patience extended through five generations, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 27. She took her last breath in peace at home surrounded by loved ones and holding the hand of her beloved husband of 78 years.
Freda was born on July 10, 1918, in Gibson, Montana, to German and Austrian immigrants Amelia and Freder...
Dec. 27, 1950 - Feb. 26, 2016
San Leandro, California
Please join us in celebrating his life May 13th at 2 p.m. at The Shop (Avilla's Taxidermy), 1754 Timothy Dr, San Leandro. We will meet to share stories, memories, food and laughter over the camp fire till the moon comes up as Al would have wished....
Darleen Marie Upmeier
Aug. 26, 1946 - Feb. 16, 2016
teacher/educator, public service
Darleen Marie Upmeier (nee Moore/Ryan), a fervent Irishwoman and American, was born a mirror twin to Coleen Pass on August 26, 1946 in Los Angeles. After a passionate productive life, she died of an extremely aggressive cancer on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at home under hospice care, surrounded by her family and friends.
After graduation from Long Beach State she married John Upmeier in 1969 a...
David Leon Edney Resident of Livermore/Arnold, CA May 7, 1960 – February 13, 2016 Dave was born in Needham, MA. He graduated from Amador Valley High School in 1978. David served in the U.S. Coast Guard and the Reserves. Dave is survived by his wife, Nancy Schoendienst Edney, his parents, M. Carol and John W. Edney, his two children, Nathan and Audrey Edney, his granddaughter Miss Marley Madd...