Raleigh B. Stelle III, 76, of O'Fallon, passed away 8:58 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at his residence.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017, by his family at Oddfellows Cemetery in McLeansboro.
Graveside military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post 106, McLeansboro and Military Honors Team of Marion. Father Slawomir Ptak will officiate the service.
Raleigh was born Feb. 7, 1941 in McLeansboro, the son of the late Raleigh and Laura (Grimes) Stelle, II. He married Marie Woolridge and she survives. Also surviving are four children, Ben, Eric, Elizabeth and Jas; four grandchildren, Benton, Bryce, Zoe and John Dean; one sister, Ethelyne; and one brother, Rod.
Raleigh was a proud Vietnam Army veteran
Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or a local food pantry.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ron.
Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro is in charge of arrangements.
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