Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Oakland High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Wildcats lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

In Memory Of
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Benji Yamane
Benji Yamane Class of 1965
Passed Mar 16, 1968
31 Mar 1947 - 16 Mar 1968
21 Years Old

Sergeant, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
Hostile Ground Casualty
Quang Nam, South Vietnam

Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart
Daniel J. Mcconalogue
Daniel J. McConalogue Class of 1965
Passed Oct 18, 1966
Died in 1966 in Vietnam while serving with the Merchant Marines. Was a member of Cavaliers in school.
Dianne Lee Ewing
Dianne Lee Ewing Class of 1954
Passed Apr 22, 1968
Please leave a message if you knew Dianne in high school.
thank you,
Joy
Elizabeth Marion Flynn
Elizabeth Marion Flynn Class of 1970
Passed Mar 25, 1973
Died in a vehicle accident.
Jacqueline L. Richard
Jacqueline L. Richard Class of 1975
Passed Apr 21, 2012
(no additional information)
John Deupree
John DeuPree Class of 1963
Passed Apr 16, 2011
He passed away in his sleep from a heart attack
on Saturday, April 16, 2011
Jonathon Rob Gibson
Jonathon Rob Gibson Class of 1963
Passed Feb 25, 2008
Jonathon Rob Gibson December 15, 1944-February 25, 2008 Passed away February 25 following complications from acute leukemia. Jon is survived by his treasured wife of 30 years, Karen Ray. He was very proud of his three sons: Rob and wife Laura, Martin and Joshua. He was a loving son to Bobbie Gibson and the late Rodney Gibson, Sr. Adored brother to Janey Gibson Jordan and Rodney Gibson, Jr. Special grandpa to Drew, Halle and Boden. He leaves behind many relatives and friends, particularly Gary Bard and David Dryden. Jon was born in Miami, FL, but spent most of his life in the Bay Area. He attended Glenview Elementary, McChesney Junior High and Oakland High. He graduated from St. Joseph's High in Alameda. He became an Eagle Scout at 16. From 1963-67, he served in the U.S. Air Force, specializing in radar and electronics. In 1968, he entered the electrical apprenticeship and was an electrician with IBEW Local 595 for more than 35 years. His superior trouble-shooting ability, perfectionism and high standards earned him the respect of his fellow electricians. He supervised the electrical installations on the first cranes on the Oakland Estuary, earned a National Energy Management Award in 1995 while employed at Lawrence Berkeley Lab, worked at Kaiser Hospital, Oakland and Gregerson Electric. Jon retired in 2005. He taught electricians, both apprentices and journeymen at Chabot College for 20 years. He mentored, volunteered and helped many individuals and groups. Throughout his life, Jon was an avid trout fisherman and outdoorsman. He was a member of the Grizzly Peak Fly Fishers. Jon has "Gone Fishing!" There will be a memorial celebration April 26, 2:00 on Wilton Drive in Oakland. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trout Unlimited, www.tu.org. or the Leukemia Lymphoma Society www.lls.org.
Juliette L. Morton
Juliette L. Morton Class of 1959
Passed Nov 27, 2015
My wife Julie Morton passed away on November 27, 2015 from AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia).
Don Morton
Lori Cattarusa (hosman)
Lori Cattarusa (Hosman) Class of 1978
Passed Jun 11, 2014
After a long battle with cancer.
Loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, friend, mentor, and teacher.
Forever in our hearts.

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