Constance Joyce Grubb died
November 23, 2008 in Pleasanton
at the age of 71. Her family
was by her side.
Constance was born on July
17, 1937. She graduated from
Chalker High School in Chalker,
Ohio and later obtained a liberal
arts degree from Chabot Junior
College, Hayward. She worked
at various jobs throughout her
life, finally retiring from Marshal
Industries in Milpitas as an IC
inspector. She enjoyed crochet,
crafts, flower arranging, sewing,
cooking, family get togethers
and long talks on the phone.
She was a devoted and cherished
mother, grandmother and
friend. She was a beloved aunt,
great aunt and cousin to many.
She will be missed by all who
She is survived by her children
Stephen Grubb Jr. of Prescott
Valley, AZ, Joyce L. Lindsey of
Troutdale, OR, and Janet L. Priolo
of Livermore; a sister Judy Java
of Quincy, eight grandchildren
and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in passing by
her parents Phillip F. Jones of
Cortland, Ohio, and Florence E.
Cottle of Phoenix, AZ.
Memorial services were held
Dec. 6 in Pleasanton.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial
contribution may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 7000
Village Parkway, Suite E., Dublin,
CA, 94568; please include
Arrangements by Graham-
Philip G. Fleming
Philip G. Fleming passed
away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008
in Pleasanton. He was 92 years
old. He was born August 12,
He was a Plastics & Elastomers
Research & Development Engineer
with Bendix Aviation Corporation,
Kansas City Division
from 1950 to 1959 and continued
at Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratories in Livermore,
from 1959 until his retirement in
1983. He had resided in Livermore
since 1959. He is a graduate
of Lathrop Polytechnic and
continued his studies and instructed
at the University of Kansas.
He was a member of the
ASTM, ASM, SAMPE, VFW (Post
Rod and Gun Club, and St.
Michael's Catholic Church. He
served in the ROTC; Civilian
Technical Corps / Royal Air
Force (U.K.); USAAC 360/303
Bomb Group H (Hell’s Angels),
and USAF (Reserves) achieving
rank of Master Sergeant.
He was preceded in death by
his wife, Josephine of 56 years in
1993. He is survived by his children
Philip J. Fleming of Colorado
Springs, CO; Patricia J. (Mrs.
John) Dicas of Hoover, AL; William
H. Fleming of Tualitin, OR;
Jeffery S. Fleming, 1twelve
grandchildren and ten great
Mass of the Resurrection will
be celebrated at 10 a.m. on
Thurs., Dec 11 at St. Michael's
Catholic Church, 458 Maple St.,
Livermore. Burial will be at St.
Michael's Catholic Cemetery,
3885 East Ave in Livermore.
Please direct any memorial
gifts to a charity of choice.
Arrangements by Callaghan
On November 17, 2008, while
at home surrounded by family
and friends, Lee Parodi went
peacefully to be with The Lord.
She was born April 13, 1921.
Lee was married to Raymond
H. Parodi, Senior Master Chief,
Navy, in 1942 for 52 wonderful
years. She was born in Trenton,
New Jersey to Joseph and Jeni
Natoli and lived there until she
was 13 years old. Her family
moved to Oakland and she lived
there until 1998, when she finally
moved to Pleasanton to be close
to her children. Grandma ‘Onion’
loved to make ceramics and
was an amazing cook. She could
make anything from scratch and
was especially known for her
home-made raviolis. What she
loved most was to be with her
family and spending time
‘babysitting’ her granddog
Lee was preceded in death by
her parents, her loving husband
and her sister Josephine
Trinchero. She is survived by her
son Raymond Parodi
(Gardnerville, NV) and daughter
Diane Hall (Pleasanton, CA).
Also by her grandchildren Robert
Means (Hayward, CA), Tony
and Katy Parodi (Gardnerville,
NV), Lisa Davis (Livermore) and
Jenny Ebbers (Pleasanton), and
her great-grandchildren Tami
Davis (Livermore), Maizey and
Mason Parodi (Gardnerville,
NV), Alexis Ibarra (Livermore)
and Ellen and Kimberly Ebbers
(Pleasanton), also numerous
nieces and nephews.
A memorial will be held at 326
Diamond Ct, Pleasanton, Sat.
Dec 13th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
the family would love a donation
to Hope Hospice or the
Make a Wish Foundation.
Arrangements by Graham-
Elvieta Pauline Wilson (Kohler)
Our grandma, Elvieta Wilson,
aged 95, passed away peacefully
in her sleep the morning of November
16, 2008. She was a recent
resident of Eden Villa Assisted
Care Facility, and a Pleasanton/
Livermore area resident
for the past 30 years.
Elvieta was born on March
27, 1913 to Charles and Kate
(Carstensen) Kohler in Clinton,
Iowa. Grams loved telling stories
of her childhood growing up on
a small farm in Iowa in a time
when electricity and indoor
plumbing were not yet available.
Her mother was an incredible
gardener and her father an extraordinary
handyman, thus the
family was fairly self sufficient.
Grams days as a child were carefree
and void of worry.
Elvieta met her future husband,
Harold, one rainy night
when his car got stuck in the mud
and he had to hike to her parents’
house for help. They were married
in Carbon Cliff, Illinois in
Elvieta was preceded in death
by her husband, Harold, her son,
Bob, and her loving daughter in
law, Kay. We know you are in a
happier place Grams. She is survived
by her three grandchildren
and their families: Bill and Dawn
Wilson (Chelsea and Ryan) of
Pleasanton , Kathi and Steve
Finley (Bill Matoza) of Castro
Valley, and Trish Wilson and
Terry Joy (Katy and Colin Joy)
of Arroyo Grande.
Wayne Albin Jensen
Wayne Albin Jensen was born
in Livermore on March 10, 1945.
He graduated from Livermore
High School in 1963 and Chico
State with honors in 1967.
He worked in accounting
then went to law school in Sacramento.
He studied for one semester
in Exeter, England. He later
moved to Independence, Missouri,
where he met and married
his wife in 1974. He and Kim had
daughters - Margaret, Susan,
Emily and Audrey. He worked for
the government in Kansas City,
retired as a data analyst. He went
on disability retirement in 2003.
He passed away Dec. 1, 2008
from complications related to
Services were held Dec. 5 in
He is survived by his four
daughters, a granddaughter,
brothers Gary Jensen of Livermore,
Bruce Jensen of Oakland
and his mother Viola Jensen of