Campbell Death Notice: DeAnza Bank Founder Theodore Granstedt III Dies

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Theodore "Ted" Granstedt,Ted, April 26, 1931-Jan. 15, 2014. Courtesy legacy.com
Theodore "Ted" Granstedt,Ted, April 26, 1931-Jan. 15, 2014. Courtesy legacy.com
Campbell resident Theodore "Ted" Granstedt, formerly of Sunnyvale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 15, with his family by his side. He was 82.

Ted was born April 26, 1931 in San Jose, raised in Sunnyvale and educated at Bellarmine College Preparatory.

He graduated San Jose State College with a bachelor of science degree.

A successful businessman and entrepreneur, Ted was a co-founder of California Microwave and DeAnza Bank.

He was an avid sailor and sports car enthusiast, yet he always found time to lend his counsel and moral support to those who sought it. 

Ted was preceded in death by his father and mother, Theodore Granstedt Jr. and Josephine Chappel.

Widowed twice, he was a loving husband to the late Nancy Granstedt and the late Julia Granstedt.

He is survived by his five children Cecile, Annette, Theodore IV, Edouard and Josef.

He is also survived by his four grandchildren Alicia, Anthony, Jason and Aaron, two sisters, Kathy and Margie, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Ted will be greatly missed by all, but will live on in the hearts of those who knew him. 

A Mass was held at Saint Simon Catholic Church in Los Altos the morning of Friday, Jan. 24.

Interment was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park in Palo Alto.

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