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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are deeply
3saddened to learn of the death of Jeffery Dean "JD" Stelle of
4Bloomington, who passed way on September 27, 2012; and
5    WHEREAS, Jeffery Stelle was born on March 4, 1951, in
6Detroit, Michigan to Victor Dean and Katherine Stelle; he moved
7to Bloomington-Normal in 1953, and lived there for the rest of
8his life; he graduated from Normal Community High School in
91969, and from Illinois State University in 1974; and
10    WHEREAS, Jeffery Stelle founded Stelle Construction, Inc.
11in 1979; he was the proprietor of multiple corporate entities
12in the Bloomington-Normal area, including Stelle Construction,
13Stelle Homes, and Katie's Kids Learning Center; he was a
14certified real estate broker in Illinois for more than 30
15years; and
16    WHEREAS, Jeffery Stelle married Dona Comer on January 30,
172011; and
18    WHEREAS, Jeffery Stelle as preceded in death by his father,
19Victor Dean Stelle; and
20    WHEREAS, Jeffery Stelle is survived by his wife, Dona



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1Comer-Stelle; his mother, Katherine Stelle; his daughters,
2Katie (Scott) Stelle-Mardis and Dr. Lacey Stelle; his brother,
3Lenville (Gina Walls) Stelle; his nephews, Dr. Jacob (Kim)
4Stelle and Jon Stelle; and his great-nephews, Elijah and Jack
5Stelle; and his first wife, Carol Hinshaw; therefore, be it
7ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
8Jeffery Stelle, and we extend our sincere condolences to his
9family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
11    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
12presented to the family of Jeffery Stelle as an expression of
13our deepest sympathy.