Monte Stekl, 81, Mitchell, SD died Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Veterans Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
Celebration of Life will be Friday, December 22, 2017 from 5 to 8 at the hospitality room behind Thirsty’s using the mall entrance.
He was born May 2, 1936 in MitchelI, SD to Harry and Anna (Meier) Stekl. He went to country grade school till eighth grade and graduated from Letcher High School in 1954 which he played basketball and football.
He entered the Army in February 1958 and was stationed in Germany till February 1960. He was a life-long Minnesota Viking fan. He loved his plants and garden, he could get anything to grow with his green thumb. He also loved spending time with his family, grandchildren, and especially his great-grandchildren, and his love of the Black Hills.
He survived by his four children, Lori Stekl (Scott Smith) Dakota Dunes, Sandy (Ronnie) Long, Mt Vernon, Kristi ( Marty) Moody, Mt Vernon, Jim(Tammy) Stekl, Harrisburg, eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, one brother Roland Stekl, Mitchell, one sister Norma Parce, Woonsocket.
He preceded in death by his parents and brother Duane Stekl.