Obituaries

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Born in Oakland to the late Catherine and Bud Lockwood. Fred was the second of nine children and spent his childhood in Fairfield. He was the beloved husband of Janice Lockwood; father of Lisa Lockwood and Kirstin Lockwood; grandfather of Michelle Leite Hall, Cortney Wilcox and Brett Wilcox; great-grandfather of Valentino Leite-Hall, Tyrus Hall and Elias Hall. 

Fred attended Salesian High School and later became a brother with the Salesian Order. Fred’s love for teaching began at Don Bosco Tech High School, where he taught non-destructive testing and coached basketball. After leaving the Salesian Order and marrying Janice, Fred taught nondestructive testing at Contra Costa College for 32 years, where he became a mentor and friend to many students. Fred was a member of American Society for Nondestructive Testing for many years and even after retirement, he continued to work in the field as a consultant. He enjoyed fishing, basketball, road trips and time with his family. In his lifetime, Fred touched many people’s lives and he will be greatly missed by all who loved and cherished him. 

Family and friends may visit after 5 p.m. today, Thursday, June 12, followed by the rosary at 7 p.m. at Greer Family Mortuary, 2694 Blanding Ave., Alameda. Funeral Services will be held tomorrow, Friday, June 13, at 12 p.m. at Saint Philip Neri Catholic Church, 1335 High St., followed by burial at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland and a reception at Zion Lutheran Church. 

Donations in Fred’s memory may be made to Salesian High School.

Greer Family Mortuary and Cremation Services   FD 1408
865-3755  greermortuary.com

Catherine C. Williams, a resident of Cincinnati, formerly of Alameda, passed away peacefully of natural causes.

Born to Helen Gertrude and Henry Lane Williams II in Rochester, Minn., Catherine graduated from Pembrook/Brown University in 1958. She was a teacher for many years at Cathedral High School in San Francisco. 

She is survived by her brother, Henry Lane Williams III; her sister, Elizabeth Plunkett; her nieces, Wendy Orman, Cindy Williams, Katie Plunkett, Andrea Kellogg, and Katie Orchard; her nephews, Thomas Plunkett, Steven Plunkett, Lane Williams, and Adam Williams; her grand-nieces, Quinn and Arianna Orman; her grand-nephews, Hart and Cole Williams; and many dear friends. 

No services will be held per her request. Please visit www.tuftsschildmeyer.com to leave a condolence.

Resident of Alameda

Born in Queens, N.Y., to the late Hertha Anderson and Heinrich Steinorth, Jack was the beloved husband of Wallie Steinorth; proud father of Lori (Dante) Oducayen and Peter (Colette) Steinorth; loving grandfather of Travis and Austin Oducayen, Kayla and Jake Steinorth; brother of Hank (Inga) Steinorth.

Jack started and ran his own specialty contracting business for more than 40 years. Although work was important, play took precedence. An accomplished rugby player, tennis player and golfer, he was a long- time member of the Olympic Club and the Alameda Men’s Golf Club. In his early days, he belonged to the San Francisco Rugby Club and the Golden Gate Park Tennis Club. 

A man of many talents, Jack enjoyed diving for abalone, fishing for trout, taking in musical theater at Woodminster Amphitheatre and camping at Oakland’s Feather River Camp. He thoroughly enjoyed a good meal accompanied by a frosty beer or nice bottle of wine and will be missed by all who played with him and enjoyed his hearty laugh.  

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, June 27. Inquiries can be sent to oducayen@comcast.net. Donations in Jack’s memory may be made to Alameda Junior Golf Association, #1 Clubhouse Memorial Drive, Alameda, CA 94502.

Greer Family Mortuary and Cremation Services   FD 1408   865-3755  greermortuary.com

 

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