Alan Wayne Yamaguma

  • Born: October 18, 1951
  • Died: October 13, 2021
  • Location: Redwood City, California

Sneider & Sullivan & O'Connell's Funeral Home - FD-230

977 S. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel. (650) 343-1804

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Family Man and Dear Friend

Message From The Family

Thank you for your comfort and support during this difficult time. Please feel free to share your favorite memories and photos of Alan.

Alan Wayne Yamaguma, son of Frank and Mary Yamaguma, was born on October 18, 1951 in San Mateo, California. A resident of Redwood Shores, Alan passed away on October 13, 2021, in Redwood City, CA surrounded by his family.

He attended public schools in San Mateo and studied at San Francisco State University. He worked in management for numerous companies in the air freight industry for his whole career.

Alan married Michele Dea in 1982. They had a daughter, Erin, followed by a son, Casey. Together, they traveled extensively for Alan's business and Michele's art career.

Active in sports, he played softball, volleyball, and golf. He also enjoyed watching sports, from his son Casey playing football to local professional teams such as the Warriors and the 49ers.

Alan was preceded in death by his father (Frank) in 2017.

Alan's life will be remembered and cherished by his mother (Mary), his four siblings (Mark, Gayle, Leslie, and Wendy), his wife (Michele), and children (Erin and Casey).


A memorial service will be held at Sneider & Sullivan & O'Connell's Funeral Home in San Mateo, CA on Friday, November 12 at 10am. The family respectfully asks that all attendees of age be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Masks will be required indoors during the service. Thank you so much for your understanding.