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Elmer Dale Stehle

March 26, 1951 — June 24, 2023

Leakey, Texas

Elmer Dale Stehle, age 72 of Leakey, Texas, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 24, 2023. He was born on March 26, 1951, to parents, Elmer Phillip and Mary Eunice DuBose Stehle in Hondo, Texas. 

Elmer is preceded in death by his parents. Elmer Phillip Stehle and Mary Eunice DuBose Stehle. He is survived by his children Troy Stehle, Traci Blackman and husband Brent, Phillip Stehle and wife Krystal, Tyla Stehle, Jessica Gutierrez and husband Matt, grandchildren Korin Ricord and husband Dillon, Alissa Stehle, Gabi Blackman, Karissa Stehle, Cayden De La Cruz, Ty Stehle, Ryan Gutierrez, Kalli Stehle and Sadie Gutierrez, siblings Lynda Johnston, Cindy Kendrick and husband Randall, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Dale was blessed by his nine grandchildren. He loved spending time with them and was extremely proud of each of them. Dale spent his life in Devine where he served as a Texas State Trooper, and then Constable. After he retired, he enjoyed his hill country life in Leakey, Texas. 

Dale loved Devine and the surrounding communities. He loved his work, and he loved sports. You could always catch him at a softball or football game telling stories and sharing words of wisdom. He also had a love for coon hunting in his younger years. 
We know he has touched many lives and leaves behind many fond memories for many friends and family. We thank you for your thoughts and prayers. 

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday July 28, 2023 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the First Baptist Church in Devine, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, you can make donations to the Medina County Sheriff's Brown Santa. Please send donations to: 801 Avenue Y Hondo, Tx 78861 In Care of Cara Thomas. 

Anyone wishing to leave condolences, share memories, or sign the online guestbook may do so at Arrangements are under the direction of Primrose Funeral Services 303 W. College Ave., Devine, Texas, 78016, (830) 663-4445.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, July 28, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Devine

N Washington Dr, Devine, TX 78016

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