William “Bill” Steffan ’49 was born on Oct. 16, 1922, and attended Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose and Santa Clara University. Bill served honorably in WWII in the intelligence corps and was involved in campaigns in Central Europe and Japan. He spent his professional career as a health physicist working for the state of California. He was very competitive and especially loved to play bridge. Bill and Isabel were devoted to each other and frequently vacationed in Lake Tahoe and Palm Desert, California. A longtime resident of Santa Clara, Bill passed from this life on May 3, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife and partner of 67 years, Isabel, and his children Terri Miller (Jim), William C. Steffan (Joan), Paul Steffan (Nancy), and Alison Christman (Dan) as well as his “adopted” daughters Chi Hood (Wade) and Hang Cross (Andy). Bill was preceded in death by his son, Michael. He was blessed with numerous grandchildren: Justen, Joe, Jeremy, Tom, Jenni, AJ, Nicky, Kristen, Monica, Chris, Kristen, Becky, Erica, Jessica, Brittany, Sarah, and Zack; and great-grandchildren Aiden, Tatum, Scotty Paul, Remy, and Blue William. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family. 

08 Nov 2018