Alden Chamness

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Alden Chamness Obituary
Alden E. Chamness Apr. 2, 1929 - Jun. 26, 2013 Resident of Alameda Alden E. Chamness, 84, was a lifelong resident of California. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved all sports, and had a passion for playing the drums. Alden served our country in the US Navy and worked as a jet mechanic for the Naval Air Station in Alameda. He was a member of the Alameda Elks Club. Alden is preceded in death by his wife, Gretchen Chamness and stepson Dallas Hart. Alden is survived by children Sharon Dykes and Cheryl Smith (Mark), stepchildren Tim, (Millie), Scott and (Tina) Hart and Nicky and Rocky Benedetto. He was a grandfather to 7 children, great grandfather to 5 children, and great great grandfather of 2. Alden is also survived by long time companion Wilma Ramsey. Alden was greatly loved and will be sorely missed.
Published in Inside Bay Area on July 7, 2013
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