Clinton Stephen Raacke, Steve, of St. Gabriel, La., born May 8, 1968 in Hammond, La., passed away Saturday, August 10 in Baton Rouge  at the age of 51.  

AARC is very sad to inform everyone our President Steve Raacke, KC5SAS, became a silent key last night.  Steve had major surgery about a month ago and was recovering. Yesterday he developed some problems and was taken to BR General where he passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. We will pass on information regarding his services when we learn.

Services for Steve Raacke, KC5SAS, will be held Wednesday 14 Aug from 18:00 until 21:00 at NA James Funeral Home 1601 West Thomas St. in Hammond.