Thomas Stelk


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Posted Online: May 08, 2013, 6:52 pm
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Thomas B. Stelk, 60, of East Jordan, Mich., formerly of Colona, died May 2, 2013, in Ormond Memorial Hospital, Ormand, Fla.
Cremation rites were held in Florida. A memorial service will be held at a later day in Michigan.
He was born Oct. 1, 1952, to Donna C. Rasko Grubb. He married Paula D. Neely on March 30, 1985, in Grand Rapids, Mich. They had one daughter, Stephanie D. Stelk, of Monclova, Ohio.
He served in the Army from September 1972 to September 1974.
He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing and deer hunting, and was an avid NASCAR fan.
Survivors include his wife, Paula; daughter, Stephanie; mother Donna, Colona; aunts, Mary (Glen) Miller, Nancy (Frank) Overton; uncle, James Stonhouse; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Vincent Grubb; grandparents, Tom Rasko and Violet Stonehouse.












 



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