Robert E. 'Bob' Stelfox

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Mr. Robert E. "Bob" Stelfox, 95, of Blytheville, formerly of St. Louis, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at his home.

Born in St. Louis to Louis Edward and Katherine Hogan Stelfox, Bob was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a United States Army Veteran, serving proudly during World War II. He was a retired insurance salesman and a resident of St. Louis for 85 years, before moving to Blytheville to be near his family, after the death of his wife.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Shaw Robertson Stelfox.

He leaves his children, Ruth Ziegler of Blytheville, Robert Stelfox Jr. of Glendale, Mo., Raymond F. Stelfox of Bartlesville, Okla., and Cathryn L. Mueller of Austin, Texas;

A brother, Jack Stelfox of St. Louis;

A sister, Marian Gauthier of Tallahassee, Fla.; and

Ten grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.

All funeral services will be held at Oak Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery in St. Louis. Local arrangements were provided by Cobb Funeral Home. An online register may be signed at