Aug. 10, 1936-Feb. 10, 2019
Redwood City, California
Submitted by Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel
Allan Bollhoffer, 82, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Born in Cheyenne, Wyoming (1936) to parents John and Bernice Bollhoffer. The family moved to Belmont on January 1, 1948. Al attended Sequoia High School then Stanford University where he earned his BA degree (1958) and he graduated from Stanford Law School (1960). He worked as an attorney, became San Mateo’s County’s first Superior Court Commissioner. In 1977, he was elected in the June primary to the Superior Court. He served more than 20 years.
He and his beloved wife, Jean, who survives him, enjoyed 54 happy years of marriage. He is also survived by his loving sister, Marlene, numerous nephews and cousins.
Al loved bringing flowers every week to Jean. He had a marvelous gift of humor. Every opportunity to share laughter delighted him.
Services have been held. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association are appreciated.