Carl Stahlnecker died June 16 at his home in Pleasanton.
He was born March 2, 1952, in Livermore. At the age of two he moved with his family to Pleasanton. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a sports car enthusiast. He is survived by his mother, Gloria Stahlnecker of Pleasanton; brothers Paul Stahlnecker and Brian Stahlnecker; sister Annette Stahlnecker and nephew Scott Stahlnecker. His father Elwood Stahlnecker preceded him in death.
Services and burial were private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Valley Humane Society, 273 Spring St., Pleasanton 94566.
Rex ToltschinEmail Received from one of Carl's former Navy Friends, March 7, 2010.
From: john coffey
Dear classmates of Carl.My name is John Coffey, I served with Carl in the navy in the early 1970's at Alameda naval air station in nearby Oakland.Being 19 years old from Massachusetts it wasn't easy being three thousands miles from home,but Carl great sense of humor and a few coors beers always got me through. He was my best bud in the service and I will never forget him. Sincerely, John C offey