In memory of
Marshall Rossier Steller
Marshall Rossier Steller Nov. 1, 1938 - Feb. 8, 2017 Resident of San Jose Marshall passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday February 8th. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Marshall was born in Oakland, but grew up in Costa Mesa. He became an avid golfer as he was a caddy at the Santa Ana Country Club. After graduation from Newport Harbor High, he attended Orange Coast College. His golf team won the State Championship. He transferred to San Jose State, where he met Sharon Ray from Albion, CA. Many of their dates were late night coffees at the counter at Original Joe's Restaurant. He graduated with an accounting degree and joined the army. After basic training he worked for Army Audit in Europe. Sharon and Marshall were married in 1963 and lived in Paris, France and Munich, Germany. In 1966 they settled in West San Jose where Marshall continued his auditing career with Defense Contract Audit Agency. Marshall and Sharon had 3 sons whom were raised on soccer and baseball fields. He was an avid volunteer for the leagues and at one point was a Little League Treasurer. While not at the sports fields Marshall was taking his family to games at the Oakland A's, Golden State Warriors and San Jose Earthquakes. After retirement he continued community activities. He volunteered at the San Jose Airport information booth. He ushered at San Jose Earthquake games and San Jose Jazz Festivals. He loved to refurbish cars and was a member of the Antique Automobile Club. Marshall is survived by Sharon his wife of 53 years, his sons Nathan and Tom and his six grandchildren: Max, Milo, Cosmo, Alex, Andy and Ava. He is also survived by his sister Linda, nephew David and many cousins. His son Stephan preceded him in passing. The memorial service to celebrate Marshall's life will be Saturday February 18th at 2:00pm at The Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation, 12341 Saratoga Sunnyvale Road, Saratoga CA 95070. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the charity of your choice. View the online memorial for Marshall Rossier Steller
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