Born on Aug. 28, 1950, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late Ralph Sr., and Elaine Ruth (Flaherty) Oldt. Ralph was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He owned and operated Best Entertainment Electronics in New Lenox.
Survivors include his uncle: James (Sandy) Flaherty, LaOtto; cousins: Gary and Jan Wentzel; Alan and Bea Wentzel, both of Kewanna; James and Linda Wentzel, Leiters Ford; Richard and Pat Flaherty, laOtto; and Denise and Larry Murphy, Churubusco. He was also survived by numerous second and third cousins and many close friends. He was also preceded in death by his sister: Sandra Oldt.
A Graveside Service and Military Rites will be conducted at Bruce Lake Cemetery at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 15.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kewanna Chapel.