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Scott Fontaine Steele Sr.

October 24, 1920 - July 2, 2013 -


by: SUBMITTED - Scott Fontaine Steele Sr.Scott Fontaine Steele Sr., 92, of Anaheim, CA, died at his home on July 2, 2013.

Scott was born to John and Anita Steele on October 24, 1920 in Hinsdale, IL.

Scott was raised in Glendale, CA and attended Glendale High School. He enlisted in the Navy in November 1941 and served until July 1960. He served during World War II and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He married Katherine (Kirby) Steele on March 21, 1946 in Clark County, WA. The couple lived in Portland and Beaverton, OR from 1960 to 1976. Scott owned Shell gas stations in Oregon and California. He retired in 1986. He was a member of the Odd Fellows.

Scott is survived by his wife, Katherine; daughter Shirley Zenner of Anaheim, CA; son Scott Steele Jr. of Hillsboro, OR; son Terry Steele of Hillsboro, OR; sister Sally Vincenti of Costa Mesa, CA; sister Loraine Steele of AZ; brother Creighton Steele of San Diego, CA; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents, John and Anita Steele, brother John Steele, sisters Madeline Frisco, Christine Bacon and Eleanor Steele.

A private graveside service was held on July 10, 2013 at 10:30 at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA.

Arrangements made by Hilgenfeld Mortuary.