April 28, 1920 - Nov. 29, 2017
Kaoru (Carl) Masuda, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on November 29, 2017 at the age of 97. Kaoru was born in San Francisco and grew up in Pleasanton, CA, with his father farming hops on Hopyard Road, and in Cortez, a Japanese-American farming community (near Ballico, CA), where he, along with his wife Yuriko (Yamamoto) of 65 years, ra...
Violet Campbell, 16, of Pleasanton, died at 11:45 p.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2017, from injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident in Livermore, California.
Violet was born March 24, 2001 and grew up in Pleasanton with her grandparents. Violet brought happiness to everyone who was around her. She was always smiling and loved to live a free life, doing things her own way. Violet is survive...
Marjorie L. Slayman, 93, of Pleasanton, CA passed away in her sleep late in the evening on Tues, Nov 14, 2017. Margie was an amazing combination of grace and fire. She could gain a friend in an instant with her engagement, generosity, and sincere interest in others. At the same time, she was a fierce competitor in life and at the card table. Born in Erie, PA, Margie Lawson was a free spirit w...
Gloria J. Cameron, 71 of Soledad, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. She will be greatly missed and our family gatherings will never be the same without her sense of humor.
Gloria was born on March 11, 1946 in Pontiac Michigan to Albert Clarence Clarno and Frances Mariah Duncan. She was the on...
March 22, 1941 - Oct. 31, 2017
St. George, Utah
business, sports, public service
Clark Theodore Gunson, 76, resident of St. George, Utah since 2016, formerly a resident of Pleasanton, California for 47 years, passed away on October 31, 2017, at Autumn Park Assisted Living Home in Washington, Utah. Clark was born on March 22, 1941, at Monterey Park, California, the youngest of four children of John Theodore Gunson and Ethel Louise Wilde Gunson. He married Joanne Elizabeth Ro...
Nancy Silva died peacefully at the age of 73 in Pleasanton, CA surrounded by her children and siblings. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL before graduating from Holy Names College (CA) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology which she used as an exceptional probation officer for Alameda County. There she met and married her soulmate of 35 years, Ron Silva, and raised four children with whom s...
Donald Curtis Kallenberg Sr. passed away peacefully on October 26, 2017 surrounded by family. He was born on March 14, 1931 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Edwin and Thelma Kallenberg. Don met his wife Jean in their senior year at the University of Iowa in 1952. They were married in 1954, moved to California in 1956 and eventually settled in Pleasanton, CA where they raised their family. Don and Jean liv...
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Dominick Robert Rickenbach announces that God has gained an Angel. After a long battle with an extended illness, Dominick, 49, returned to the loving arms of God on October 20, 2017.
Dominick was born December 24, 1967, to Dominick O. and Jacklyn Rickenbach and was the youngest of four children. He grew up in Pleasanton, California and attended Amador...
Bill J. James
Jan. 31, 1933 - Oct. 11, 2017
Bill passed away peacefully at his home in Livermore with his daughter and caregivers by his side. He was 84 years old.
Bill was born in McAlester, Oklahoma to Lillie Cable and Arthur James. Seeking a better life, the family moved to California in the late 1930’s settling in the Southern San Joaquin Valley to work in the orchards and vineyards. As a child of the Great Depression and the young...
A loving wife, daughter, sister, and friend passed away on October 4th at Naples Florida. Nancy was born in Detroit Michigan in 1961; she graduated from Rochester Adams High School then attended Ferris State College where she earned her degree. After school Nancy worked for Saks 5th Ave. for over 20 years. Upon her retirement from SAKS she continued her retail work with Ann Taylor.
Nancy met he...
June 10, 1936 - Sept. 24, 2017
Lucy Childers passed away on September 24, 2017. Her life is remembered and celebrated by family and friends.
Lucy is survived by her daughter Catherine and husband Gregory, son John, Immediate Family Members, Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nephews and Nieces.
Lucy graduated from Stockton College, located in Stockton, California, in 1954. She married James Childers who served in t...
Donald W. Martin passed away at the age of 91 on August 24th at his home in Pleasanton. He leaves his wife of 69 years, Joyce (Jodie) Martin, his sons Jeffrey and wife Wai Lan, Rick and his wife Carol, and Chris, along with seven grandchildren and two great granddaughters. He is also survived by his sister, Ruth Minter. He was preceded in death by his brother Paul Martin and sister Mary Rehm.
Aubrey Leo Copher
Feb. 19, 1939 - Aug. 17, 2017
Pleasanton, Alameda County, California
Aubrey Leo Copher passed away peacefully on August 17, 2017 at the age of 78, after a long struggle
with Cancer, with his Life Partner Wilma Smith by his side. Aubrey was known to Pleasanton as Al and
Sonny by his family and Colorado friends.
Al was born and raised in Englewood, Colorado. Al joined the Navy in June 11, 1956, serving on the
USS Princeton, in the Boiler Division, until his Honor...
James “Jim” Robert Laing passed away from cancer at his son’s home on August 17, 2017 in Livermore. He was 74 years old.
He leaves behind his children, son Robert Laing and his wife Diana of Livermore, his daughter Kathleen Schoening and her husband Clark of Georgetown, Texas; along with two beloved grandchildren, Emma Schoening and Ryan Laing.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, the son...
Eleuterio Mawili Ramos, 77, of Oakland, California, formerly of Tanay, Rizal, Philippines, passed away of natural causes on August 12, 2017 at his home in Oakland, California.
Visitation and viewing will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Holy Angels Funeral Services Center Chapel, located at 1051 Harder Road, Hayward, California 94542.
Catholic funeral s...
Manuela Carvalho Traylor passed away peacefully on August 7, 2017, at the age of 74, after a long struggle with Dementia. Manuela was born in Portugal, on the Azores island of Faial. The eldest of five children, she was 16 when she and her family moved to the United States. She spent the last 35 years of her life living in Pleasanton and had lived previously in Napa, San Leandro and Southern Calif...
Aug. 12, 1921 - Aug. 7, 2017
Peggy Greve Schwartz, 95, died peacefully on in Pleasanton, CA, surrounded by her loving family just days before her 96th birthday and weighed only 2 pounds 4 oz. when born.
Peggy was born in Colorado to Alma and Harry Greve. She had a beloved older brother Maynard Greve who predeceased her.
Peggy attended high school in Denver and then attended Colorado College where she met the love of her l...
Corrie Serranno Simon , 63, passed away from colon cancer on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at U.C, San Diego Medical Ctr in La Jolla, CA. She was born on December 31, 1954 in Malabang ,Lanao Province Philippines.
Corrie grew up in the Zamboanga City, Philippines before migrating to the United States in 1979. In 1978, she graduated from Silliman University in the Philippines, where she received...