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Ronald B. Stelter

September 24, 1930 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 89)

Obituary

Ronald B. Stelter, 89, of La Porte, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at home with his loving wife by his side.  
   
Ronald was born in Chicago, IL, on September 24, 1930 to Erick and Victoria (Wisniewski) Stelter.  

On January 16, 1954 in Chicago, IL, he married Marie Orman who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Deborah (Stephen) DeGraeve of Cedar Falls, IA and Kenneth (Beth) Stelter of La Porte; 3 granddaughters, Kristin and Carlyn DeGraeve, both of Iowa City, IA, and Lisa Stelter of Skokie, IL; siblings, Elaine Srvich of Rural Retreat, VA, Harold Stelter of Lake Havasu, AZ, Arnold Stelter of New Glarus, WI, and Eunice Stelter of Eldon, MO; numerous nieces and nephews; and very dear friend, Carol Greg of Chicago, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Evelyn Dickens.

Ronald was a veteran of the US Navy having served in the Korean War.  He obtained an Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.  Ronald then worked as a machine designer for Continental Can Company for 44 years before he retired in 1993. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, scuba diving, building and flying radio airplanes, woodworking, Ham Radio, and photography. Ronald was a private pilot and built and flew his own airplane, a Mustang II.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. 
   
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service with Full Military Honors will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, June 12, 2020 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

A time of visitation will be held from 11 am until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.  

Memorial contributions may be directed to EAA Aviation Center, 3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh, WI  54903.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.cutlercares.com. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 12, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, Indiana 46350
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Military Honors
Friday
June 12, 2020

12:00 PM
Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, Indiana 46350

Celebration of Life Memorial Service
Friday
June 12, 2020

12:00 PM
Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, Indiana 46350
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life Memorial Service begins

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