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
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
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.