AnniversariesMike and Sharon Fuller
Mike and Sharon Fuller are celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They met Aug. 25, 1960, at Fishers Hamburgers in Pleasanton, and two years later to the day they were married in Reno, Nev. For the next 10 years, Sharon worked as a beautician at Normandy's in Livermore and Bobbies High Style in Pleasanton. Mike worked with McGuire and Hester in Oakland until 1975 when he started building Mountain Cascade Inc.
They have a son, Duke, and a daughter, Schelly, and now have many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Family and friends have all shared in Mike's love of dragster racing, which he still enjoys. Mike and Sharon often travel to the home they built in Mexico.
Peggy and Bernie Monahan
Peggy and Bernie Monahan were married Sept. 1, 1962, at St. Clare Church in Essex, Md. Their honeymoon was driving across the country to make their home in California to settle in Pleasanton more than 49 years ago.
Bernie worked for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, retiring in 1990. Peggy worked for Community First National Bank, its holding company California Bancshares, and retired in 1997, although she continued to do consulting until 2000.
They will spend their 50th anniversary at the Aptos beach home of their son Chuck and his wife, Amy Adams, and their two sons, and their daughter and her husband, Joey and Toby Anderson, and their three children.