November 28, 1921 ~ March 27, 2008
Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, John "Jack" C. Steele went home to be with the Lord on March 27, 2008 after a long battle with stomach cancer.
Jack was born on November 28, 1921 to Everette and Elizabeth Steele in Albany, NY. He met and married his wife, Gertrude "Jo" Aten in 1943, while stationed at Fort Sam Houston during his army medic training. He served in the Normandy invasion during World War II, and was awarded the Bronze Star.
Jack and Jo along with their two daughters returned to San Antonio where he enjoyed a long career as a lending officer at National Bank of Commerce. Jack made a lasting impression on everyone he met and was quite a likable character. Jack and Jo were long-time members of Concordia Lutheran Church and Concord Health Club.
Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude "Jo" Steele and his son-in-law Francis E.Longloy, Jr. He is survived by his children, Robert Steele of Lino Lakes, MN, Pamela Longloy of Dallas, TX and Karen (James) Woller of San Antonio, TX, his sisters, Betty Coutts and Elizabeth Stright of Albany, NY; four grandchildren, Kimberly Woller of San Diego, CA, Jennifer Woller of Woodbury, MN, Jason(Claudia)Woller of Austin, TX, Trey Longloy of Fort Worth, TX and his pride and joy great-granddaughter Nicole Woller, plus numerous nephews and nieces and their families.
There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at Concordia Lutheran Church, 16801 Huebner Road @ Loop 1604, San Antonio, Texas 78258 on Friday April 4, 2008 at 2:00 PM in the main church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Concordia Lutheran Church Building fund at the address above.
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