MICHAEL ALARID 71 years of age, died at his residence on Bethel Island on March 6, 2005, following a lengthy illness. Michael was a native of Oakland, CA, lived and worked in Oakland for many years and was a member of the Teamsters Local #70, as a truck driver for 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping in Yosemite, working on cars and appliances. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Alarid of Bethel Island; children, Michael Alarid of Modesto, Teresa Castro of Alameda, Steve Alarid of Oakley, Robert Alarid of Oakland; 9 grandchildren; brothers, Manuel and Merce Hurtado of Oakland, CA and sisters, Louisa Venezuela of Brentwood, Betty Castro of San Leandro and Margaret of Hayward. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son, David. Graveside services were at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at Brentwood Funeral Home, 925-634-2171.