Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1929

Eva Gardenhire EVA ADA GARDENHIRE STELLE, 88, was born Jan. 18, 1910 to Walter Jackson Gardenhire & Virginia Ann Turnell in Texas. She died Nov. 4, 1998 in Fort Worth, Texas. Eva was a member of Ranger High School Class of 1929 at Ranger, TX. She married Robert E. "Bob" Stelle in April of 1941. Eva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, Walter Van Gardenhire and three sisters, Cora, Sylvia Ellen and Bonnie May Trower. Eva is survived by a sister-in-law, Wanda Faye Rasmussen Gardenhire. HUSBAND: ROBERT E "BOB" STELLE of Ranger, TX died on August 16, 1977 in Fort Worth after a short illness. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery in Fort Worth. Born in Murfreesboro, AR, Mr. Stelle had been a longtime resident of Ranger. He was married to Eva Ada Gardenhire on April 19, 1941, in Ballinger. A veteran of World War II, Army Medical Corps, he was a pharmacist and rancher. He was a member of the Texas Cattle Raisers Association and a member of the First Methodist Church of Strawn, TX. Survivors at the time of his death include his wife, and a sister-in-law, Bonnie Trower of Ranger.