In Memoriam

Peter Edward Carnute

Peter Edward Carnute

June 7, 2022 - Peter Edward Carnute died Jan. 10. He was 86. Carnute was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on Sept. 2, 1935, to Peter A. and Philomena F. Carnute, graduating from Pittsfield High School. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1954, serving with distinction…

Donald Wayne Moon

Donald Wayne Moon

June 7, 2022 - Donald Wayne Moon died May 1. He was 88. Moon was born in Herrick, Illinois, he was the second son and youngest child of J. Burl Moon and Joanna (Turner) Moon. He went on to major in mechanical engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana. His…

Peter Ross Hammond

Peter Ross Hammond

June 7, 2022 - Peter Ross Hammond died May 23. He was 87. Hammond was born on Oct. 7, 1934 to Hilda and Stan Hammond. He was a native of the United Kingdom and was raised in London. He attended Cambridge University and received a Ph.D. in chemistry. He worked as a…

Dennis Mapes

Dennis Mapes

May 24, 2022 - Dennis Mapes died May 17. He was 81. Mapes was born in Hollywood, California and grew up in the Los Angeles area.  The son of Ted and Ruth Mapes, he graduated from John H. Francis Polytechnical High School before attending San Jose State University…

Darryl Lee Mentzer

Darryl Lee Mentzer

May 23, 2022 - Darryl Lee Mentzer died April 13. He was 87. Mentzer was born in Schuyler, Nebraska, on April 20, 1934, to T.R. (Bill) and Helen Mentzer. After high school he joined the U.S. Navy and served as a radar man aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Ticonderoga…

Ernest Charles Wold II

Ernest Charles Wold II

May 23, 2022 - Ernest Charles Wold II died May 22. He was 74. Wold was born in Fresno on Jan. 2, 1948, to his parents Ernest and Deborah Wold. He graduated from Washington High School in1966. After high school he graduated from aircraft electrician school at Naval Air…

Marcella June McMaster

Marcella June McMaster

May 11, 2022 - Marcella June McMaster died April 21. She was 96. McMaster was born June 24, 1925, to Dudley Vail and Ethel Flint in Girard, Kansas. After her high school graduation, she worked as a telegraph operator for the Santa Fe Railroad. She married Franklin “…

Mike Gallegos

Mike Gallegos

May 9, 2022 - Mike Gallegos died April 29. He was 70. Gallegos was born in French Camp, California to his parents Jose E. Gallegos and Esther L. Martinez. He attended East Union High School and Delta College and was employed by Loomis Armored Car, and retired from…

Donald Thomas Ryder

Donald Thomas Ryder

May 5, 2022 - Donald Thomas Ryder died Fed. 5. He was 81. Ryder was born in Oakland, California and grew up in Castro Valley. He survived polio at age 13 and spent a year in an iron lung and though he had lost most of the muscles in his hands, became quite the artist…

William (Bill) Charles Turner

William (Bill) Charles Turner

April 25, 2022 - William (Bill) Charles Turner died April 10. He was 79. Turner graduated from Bellevue High School in Bellevue, Washington in 1960. He attended Stanford University and graduated in 1965 with a  bachelor of science in physics. He received a PhD in…

James Nielsen (Jim) Doggett

James Nielsen (Jim) Doggett

April 19, 2022 - James Nielsen (Jim) Doggett died April 7. He was 80. Doggett was born in Santa Rosa to William and Thelma Doggett. He spent his youth in Santa Rosa, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, and San Anselmo, where he graduated from Tamalpais High School. Following…

Mike Zimmerman

April 1, 2022 - Mike Zimmerman died Jan. 17. He was 73. Zimmerman was born in San Bernardino, California on Oct.15, 1948. Moving with his family at the age of 12 to Fresno, California, he graduated from Hoover High School, Fresno City College, and California State…

Donald Lee Emig

Donald Lee Emig

April 1, 2022 - Donald Emig died March 24. He was 87. Emig was born May 23, 1934, in Oahu, Hawaii to John and Marie Emig. His family moved to Oakland, California in 1946. He went to Oakland High school then attended San Francisco State College. He served his country in…

E. Lorene Stack

E. Lorene Stack

March 16, 2022 - E. Lorene Stack died Dec. 28, 2020. She was 95. Stack was born in Portland, Oregon on March 25, 1925. She grew up in Portland and graduated from Oregon State University in 1947. She married her high school sweetheart, Bernard G. Olsen in 1948, after he…

Harold (Hal) R. Nida

Harold (Hal) R. Nida

March 7, 2022 - Harold (Hal) R. Nida died Feb. 22. He was 78. Nida was born on Oct. 19, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Harold A. Nida and Mary Nida. They moved to Castro Valley when he was a young child where he graduated from Castro Valley High School in 1961. He…

Gerald J. “Jerry” Burke

Gerald J. “Jerry” Burke

Feb. 24, 2022 - Gerald J. “Jerry” Burke died Feb. 14, 2021. Burke received his bachelor of science and master of science degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1965 and 1968, respectively, before starting his career at MBA…

Fred E. Followill

Fred E. Followill

Feb. 23, 2022 - Fred E. Followill died May, 2021. He was 82. Followill was born August 1939 in Stephenville, Texas. He grew up in Alamagordo, New Mexico before his family moved to Texas where he attended high school at Texas Tech.  He came to Lawrence…

Stephen Douglas Santor

Stephen Douglas Santor

Feb. 22, 2022 - Stephen Douglas Santor died Feb. 10. He was 78. Santor was born on March 9, 1943, in Stockton, to his parents, William and Roberta Santor. After moving to the Los Angeles area for many of his early years, he settled in Fremont in 1958. He graduated from…

Matthew Laird Eubanks

Matthew Laird Eubanks

Feb. 17, 2022 - Matthew Laird Eubanks died Jan. 12. He was 60. Eubanks was born on July 13, 1961, in Houston, Texas to Huard (“Doc”) Houston Eubanks, and Gail Elinor Locke Eubanks. He grew up in both Pasadena, Texas, and later Lyndhurst, Ohio for ten years. The family…

Gerrie Miller Froberg

Gerrie Miller Froberg

Feb. 11, 2022 - Gerrie Miller Froberg died Jan. 25. She was 88. Froberg was born in Cedar, Minnesota, and moved with her husband Robert Miller to Spokane, Washington in 1952.  Later, she and her family relocated to Pleasanton in 1969.  She was hired at…

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