Remembering Steve Pahnke


Stephen Paul Pahnke February 7, 1948 – June 29, 2010 Stephen, 62, passed away at his home in Castro Valley. A native San Franciscan, he was the first born to Paul and Winifred Pahnke. Stephen attended SFSU earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History. His passions included R&B music, baseball, the outdoors, and history. An avid world traveler, Stephen lived a full life. Stephen is survived by his partner, Christina Ross and sisters, Karin Pahnke, Susan Erigero and Martha Pahnke. Sister, Kristin Pahnke preceded him in death. Donations in Stephen’s name can be made to PETA or any animal sanctuary organization.

 Published in the San Francisco Chronicle on July 11, 2010

Rev. 5/8/2016