The Edmond Sun


October 21, 2013

Fredrick Loual Hoipkemeier

EDMOND — Fredrick Loual Hoipkemeier, 90, of Springdale, Ark., went to be with his Lord on Sunday, October 20, 2013.  He was born October 25, 1922 in Mexia, Texas to Fredrick William Hoipkemeier and Ava Duette Sandifer.  He was married to Doris Retamae Morgan until her passing in 1995. Fred was married to Virginia Grissom from 1997-2010.

Fred was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma in chemical and petroleum engineering.   He served in WWII and was commissioned from Columbia University, with graduate training from both Harvard and MIT.  He served aboard the U.S.S. Panamint.

Fred was active in many churches during his lifetime as well as Boy Scouting, US Power Squadron and the National Campers and Hiking Association.  He enjoyed family camping trips and volunteering in music programs in his churches.

Fred is survived by his four children, Sharon, of Edmond, Okla.; Steven, of Buda, Texas;  Gayla, of Springdale, Ark., Karl, of Stillwater, Okla;  seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be held t 2:30 Friday, October 25 at Peaceful Valley Bible Church, Springdale, under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Peaceful Valley Bible Church, Springdale.

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