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Date: Friday, 21 November 2014, at 12:20 a.m.

Frank Peter Lego
A resident of Livermore for 42
years, Frank P Lego, age 77,
Passed away peacefully on Monday,
December 29, 2008 with his
wife of 47 years and his children
and by his side. Frank was born
in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. At
age 14, he moved with his family
to Los Angeles. He was a
proud Army Veteran and was
drafted while still a Canadian citizen,
receiving his US citizenship
after his Army discharge. He
worked for 24 years at the
Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory as a Metal Spinner.
Frank loved sports, especially
the SF Giants and the 49ers. He
enjoyed coaching his children in
Little League and soccer. When
he was not coaching, you could
always find him on the sidelines
watching his children, and later
his grandchildren play their
sports. For many years he was
active in Asbury Methodist
Church, UNCLE Credit Union
Board of Directors and LHS
Frank is survived by his wife
Linda of Livermore, his son John
(Stacey) of Yuba City, son
Michael (Tama) of San Ramon,
daughter Rina (Bryan) Moran of
Pleasanton and aughter Cynthia
(Cindy) (Bruce) Brown of Pleasanton,
5 grandsons and 6 granddaughters.
Franks’ wishes were for a private
graveside service with his
In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to the
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research,
122 S. Michigan Avenue,
Suite 1700, Chicago, Illinois
Arrangements by Callaghan

Frank M. McGuire
Frank M. McGuire passed
away peacefully at home in
Pleasanton December 27, 2008
at the age of 85. He was born
Sept. 28, 1923.
Frank was a resident of Pleasanton
and a former resident of the
greater New York area for 70
years. He attended the University
of Virginia and served in the US
Navy during WWII as a bomber
He was a loving father and
grandfather who enjoyed spending
time with his family. He is
survived by his sons Tom (Pat)
McGuire, Chris McGuire and
Dan (Beth) McGuire all of New
York and Tim (Valerie) McGuire
of Pleasanton, California; grandchildren
Samantha, Colin, Tyler,
Jake, Maddie and Nicholas. He
was preceded in death by his son
Ted, his brothers Edward and Tom
McGuire and his sister Kathleen
A memorial service will be
held 10 a.m. on January 14, 2009
at St Augustine Catholic Church,
3999 Bernal Ave., Pleasanton.
In Lieu of flowers the family
prefers donations to be made in
his memory to Hope Hospice,
6500 Dublin Blvd., Suite 100,
Dublin, CA 94568 or the American
Cancer Society 7000 Village
Pkwy, Suite E., Dublin, CA

Bob Himsl
Bob Himsl, long time Pleasanton
resident, played his last winning
hand and decided to cash in
his chips Wednesday, March 31,
2010. He was surrounded by his
loving family. To all who knew
him Bob was an Ace of a guy.
Bob was born on July 7, 1936
in St. Cloud Minnesota. He grew
up in Concord, CA where he
acquired many lifelong friends.
He graduated from Mt. Diablo
High School in 1954. His life
was a deck full of memories and
friends. Bob was the owner of
Bob Himsl Volkswagen in San
Jose, CA for 30 years. As a part
owner of the San Jose Earthquakes
professional soccer team
from 1976 to 1980, Bob was one
of the pioneers of professional
soccer in the Bay Area. He spent
the last 20 years running California
Waste Containment, never
missing a day of work.
Bob is survived by his Queen
of Hearts of 52 years, Charlotte
Himsl. Bob and Charlotte first
met in Concord at the age of 10.
Bob was a crossing guard who
graciously allowed the frequently
tardy Charlotte to dottle her way
to school. Bob is also survived
by his daughter Linnae Peterson,
son-in-law Paul Peterson,
grandsons Edward and William
of Wilmington, DE, daughter
Lesley Boag, son-in-law Finlay
Boag, grandson Alex and granddaughter
Charlotte, of Pleasanton,
CA, son Robert Himsl and
daughter-in-law Kelli Himsl,
granddaughters Emma and Grace
of Pleasanton, CA and his sister
and brother-in-law Barbara and
Tony Cavarno of Florence, Oregon
and his best friend Marvin
McKean of Concord. He was
preceded in death by his parents
Hub and Barbara Himsl.
A Memorial Service will
be held on April 10 at 1 p.m.
Graham-Hitch Mortuary, 4167
First St., Pleasanton CA 925-
In lieu of flowers please make
donations to: Bank of the West,
5452 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton,
CA 94566, Payable to: Bob
Himsl Youth Sports Fund.

Marie Jeanne Burns
Marie Jeanne Burns passed
away peacefully in her sleep at
her home on March 16,2010,
with her beloved cat Peppe
at her side. She was and is
still loved, cared for by several
friends and relatives. “Jeanne”
as her friends knew her by, was
a loving, conscientious, and caring
person. She loved animals,
church, people of all walks of
life, a good happy crowd around
her, and good food; especially
Jeanne climbed many mountains
in her life. She was born
in Beziers, France on April 11,
1911. After the death of her
father she and her family moved
to Casablanca, Morocco and
worked in the hotel business.
After the death of her mother at
age 15 she was on her own. She
later sold French imports at a
boutique shop. While she was
living in Casablanca she met
her late husband Edwin Burns
who serving in the United States
Army during WWII and moved
to the United States. Jeanne and
Ed lived in various cities in the
United States and eventually
started up Pleasanton Travel in
Pleasanton, California. Jeanne
knew and spoke five languages
in her lifetime and English was
the last. The other languages
were her native French, Arabic,
Italian, and Spanish.
Some of the memorable highlights
of her life were: having
President Franklin Roosevelt
and Winston Churchill drive by
her in Casablanca, Morocco with
President Franklin Roosevelt
tipping his hat at her, seeing the
Americans parachuting out of
planes over Morocco during the
WWII, arriving in America on
the same ship that Clark Gable
brought his deceased wife home
on, she had so many experiences
to talk about of her life.
Marie Jeanne Burns left us
one day on March 16, 2010 to
spend Easter with her family
that she has not seen in decades,
friends that she knew who had
passed on, and her Lord Jesus
Christ to enjoy peace and serenity
forever. She will be missed
greatly by those who knew her.

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