|January 24, 1924 - January 29, 2015
Elmer Ira Stetler, 91, of Bella Vista, Ark. was called home by The Lord
Thursday, January 29, 2015. He was born January 24, 1924 in Olivet, South
Dakota to Lloyd Stetler and Maggie Boegler Stetler.
He proudly served in the United States Navy.
Elmer worked as a truck driver, successfully logging over 3 million miles with a
perfect safety record. He loved to hunt, play golf and was an avid St. Louis
Cardinals fan. He was a faithful member of Bella Vista Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 8 siblings.
Elmer is survived by his wife of 64 years, Beverly; two daughters, Deanna
Kwyzla and husband, John of Bella Vista, Terry Herrington of West Monroe,
LA; two brothers, Harold Stetler, Verlin Stetler and wife Vi; three grandson’s,
Ryan Kwyzla, Brant Kwyzla, Shane Herrington; one great-granddaughter,
Kiersten and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be at 1:30, Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Bella Vista
Baptist Church with Pastor Michael McCauley officiating.
Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Fayetteville with military honors
provided by the Navy.
In honor of Elmer Stetler memorials may be made to the Bella Vista Baptist
Church, 50 East Lancashire Boulevard, Bella Vista, AR 72714.