Mitchell, South Dakota
1927 — 2022
Roland Stekl, 95, of Mitchell, SD, died Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell after a short illness. A private celebration of Roland's life will be held with family at a later date. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel. Roland Wesley Stekl was born to Harry and Anna (Meier) Stekl in Mitchell, South Dakota on June 7, 1927. The family farm was ten miles north of Mitchell. He attended rural school in Butler Township for his elementary school years and enrolled in Letcher High School in 1941. After his graduation from high school in 1945, he attended Dakota Wesleyan University until his enlistment in the U.S. Army in 1946. Most of his military experience...