George C. Steinhauer
George C. Steinhauer died
March 31, 2008 at his home in
Tracy. He was 84.
George was born Feb. 26, 1924
in Indianapolis, IN. Shortly after
graduation Broad Ripple High
School in 1942, he was drafted
into the U.S. Army during World
War II and served as a medic in
both the war in Europe and the
Pacific war. Following the war,
he attended and graduated from
George married Dorothy
Lommel on July 29, 1950 in Indianapolis.
In 1957, they moved
to Livermore where George
worked as an engineer at Sandia.
Later, George and Dorothy purchased
and operated Loard’s Ice
Cream and Candy in downtown
Livermore for 18 years. In 1988,
he opened Tracy Suds
Laundromat in Tracy.
He enjoyed taking an active
interest in the community. In retirement,
he served as a mediator
and tutor for the Alameda County
Court System, and, most recently
participated in the Volunteer In
Police Service (VIPS) for the
Tracy Police Department. George
was an avid reader and a long
time poker player.
He was preceded in death by
his daughter Sue Steinhauer and
great grandson James Steinhauer.
He is survived by his wife of 57
years, Dorothy, daughter Carol
Sigg and son Stephen Steinhauer,
grandchildren Jessica and Mark
Adams, Keith Steinhauer, Jennifer
Taylor, Ray Sigg, Christopher
Sigg and Della Roebel; and great
grandchildren Peyton Steinhauer
and Isaac Adams.
A gathering of remembrances
will be held from noon to 3 p.m.
on Fri., April 11 at Green Oaks
Clubhouse, 2929 N. MacArthur
Blvd., Tracy. Arrangements by
Irene Rose and the Tracy Police
Arrangements by Callaghan
John “Rocky” Mountain
John “Rocky” Mountain, formerly
of Livermore, died peacefully
in the Life Care Center in
Mount Vernon, WA on April 2,
John was a former United
States Marine and served in both
World War II and the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of
23 years, Rita of Mount Vernon,
WA, two daughters, five grandchildren,
four great grandchildren,
and four stepchildren and
Inurnment will be at Memory
following a memorial service.
Services will be held at 10 a.m.
on Fri., April 11 at Callaghan
Mortuary, 3833 East Ave., Livermore.
Joyce Genevieve Werner
Joyce Genevieve Werner
Passed away peacefully on April
4, 2008 in Fairfield, Ca. at the
age of 92.
Born on February 9, 1916 in
Hartley, Iowa, Joyce lived a long
and adventurous life. She grew
up on a farm in Minnesota and
graduated in Home Economics
from the University of Minnesota.
Upon graduation she married
Hugh Carrico, an Army pilot,
who was shot down over Italy
during World War II. After the
death of her first husband, Joyce
signed up with the Red Cross and
served 2 years in Juneau, Alaska
making the lives of our soldiers
a little happier. After the war, she
moved to San Francisco where
she met and married Arthur
Werner, Jr., an Army Colonel returning
from the war.
After her children were in
school Joyce began her teaching
career in Home Economics at
Livermore High School. She also
earned a certificate in Counseling
and became a certified financial
planner. In retirement, Joyce
spent lots of time gardening, sewing,
traveling, reading and enjoying
her family and friends. She
was an exceptional wife, mother,
grandmother, and friend and was
loved and admired by all who
Joyce was a loving mother to
Randy, Arthur III (Skip), and
Roger Werner. She is also survived
by her step-daughter,
Marilyn Werner-Baker, her sister
Marjorie Ogren and Marjorie’s
husband Ken and many grandchildren,
nephews and nieces. Her husband,
Arthur Werner, Jr. preceded
her in death in 1998.
Family and friends are invited
to a Memorial Service on Friday,
April 11, at 2:00 pm at
Callaghan’s Mortuary, 3833 East
Avenue, Livermore. A viewing
will be at 1 pm. Burial will be
after the service at Roselawn
Cemetery also in Livermore.
Louis Joseph Eula Sr.
On May 30, 2010, Louis Joseph
Eula Sr. joined his father,
mother and brother and now sits
with the Lord. On his passing,
he was surrounded by family
including his wife, Janet.
Born in the Bronx on May
28, 1929, he spent 20 years in
the military. Upon retiring he
embarked on a very successful
sales career in the security
industry. He would tell you his
career accomplishments would
fade in the light of his success as
a family man. He was a husband,
father and grandfather first and
foremost. He had a storybook
romance with his first love, Kate,
which lasted 56 years. Kate and
Lou have two adoring sons and
daughters-in-law, Bud and Debbie
and Joe and Nadia.
He is survived by his grandchildren,
Ryan, Kara and Jen.
His family is comforted by the
vision of Big Lou in Heaven
with Kate and Shadow, talking
Yankees, Giants and Jets. He is
hovering over a pot of tomato
gravy or a BBQ. He is reading
a book, listening to jazz, most of
all, we hear him laughing.
A funeral mass was held on
Monday, June 7, at St. Michael’s
Catholic Church, Livermore.
Arrangements by Callaghan
Henry Victor "Vic" Tardiff
Henry Victor "Vic" Tardiff,
75, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010
at Marshall Center in Placerville,
CA after a long battle with cancer..
He was surrounded by his
Vic was born March 28, 1935
in Claremont, NH, the son of Victor
and Beatrice (Ryan) Tardiff.
Vic served his country in the
United States Air Force from
1952 to 1956 as a cargo specialist
on transatlantic flights and as a
member of the Air Police on the
island of Bermuda.
After honorable discharge,
Vic worked various jobs in several
industries, eventually securing
a position as a mechanical
designer and president of the
local chapter of the United Steel
Workers at Cone Blanchard
Machine Company in Windsor,
VT. He continued his career
in mechanical design and was
instrumental in the creation of
He later earned high positions
at both Westinghouse Hanford
and Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory, where he
retired in 1993.
Vic enjoyed several hobbies
including amateur astronomy,
reading, home remodeling,
woodworking, and various projects
involving his trusty John
He is survived by his sister,
Carol Harrington; his brother,
Wesley Relation; children: Gloria
Fleming, David Tardiff and Michael
Tardiff; five grandchildren,
Tony, Erik, Sara, Collin and
Jessica; and several nieces, nephews,
He was preceded in death by his
daughter Laurie Ann in 1967.
The family suggests that donations
be made in his memory
to The American Legion, P.O.
Box 361656, Indianapolis IN
A memorial service will be
held on June 12, 2010 at 10:00
a.m. at Celebration Christian
Center, 1135 Bluebell Drive,
Livermore. Refreshments will