Posted by: resparish | July 5, 2012

William Edward Daniels, 1926 – 2012

William Edward Daniels passed away on July 3, 2012 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View.  He was born in Chicago, Illinois in July of 1926 to Frank and Ottilie Daniels.  His family moved west during the Depression and settled in San Francisco in 1938.  He enlisted in the Army in 1946, serving in Korea in the postwar occupation army until 1948.  Upon his return to the United States, Bill resumed his studies at Santa Clara University and graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1951.  He met and married his wife Violetta in San Francisco in 1954.  The marriage lasted 58 years until his death.  His legacy includes a daughter, four sons, and ten grandchildren.  Bill was an active member of the Church of the Resurrection.  He served as a volunteer for the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, participated in the Men’s Faith Sharing Group, and served with the Building and Grounds Committee.  He will be missed.

There will be a Vigil service for Bill at Church of the Resurrection on Friday evening, July 6th, at 7:30 pm.  Bill’s Funeral Mass will be the following morning, July 7th, at 10:00.

Please keep Bill and his family in your prayers.


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