Frederick Beekmann

Frederick Beekmann passed away September 26, 2013 at Skyline Terrace Nursing home surrounded by his loving family. Fred was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle.

Fred was born on September 13, 1927 in Albany, NY to Evert and Johanna Beekmann. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Henry and John Andrew, and one sister, Elizabeth Morgan.

Surviving Fred is his wife of 56 years, Anna Lou , and two daughters, Susan Meier and husband Jeff of Solon, Iowa, and Elaine Fields of Ridgeley, Maryland and husband Rick. His grandchildren, Crystal Fields, Anderia Harper, Sandra Fields, Bennett Meier, and his two great grandchildren, Gwyn and Elliana Harper, will miss their “PaPa”. Also surviving is a brother, Evert Beekmann, of Blacksburg, VA and a sister, Joanne Taylor, of Spotsylvania, VA, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation ad memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 1 at Dellinger Funeral Home, 157 N Main St, Woodstock, VA. The visitation will begin at 10am with the memorial service beginning one hour later at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a contribution be made to either Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork St #405, Winchester, VA 22601 or to the Alzheimer Association, 1160 Pepsi Place Ste 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901 in Fred’s name.

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7 Condolences to Frederick Beekmann

  1. Ruth L. Kelsoe says:

    My deepest condolences to the Beekmann family. Fred has left us, his job on earth done. We have wonderful memories of him and his life and care and interest for others. I pray sincerly for Anna Lou and the rest of the family, and they will surely be in my thoughts and prayers in the time to come. Lovingly, Ruth L. Kelsoe

  2. Bert and Lilly Chenault says:

    Our thoughts are sure with you Anna Lou and your family. You will have fond memories of the many years you had together.
    Bert and Lilly

  3. Priscilla Farring says:

    We think of you in the loss of your husband, brother, father, grandfather, etc. I’m so glad that I saw you briefly when I was home 2 years ago. Some of my childhood memories include going to your place for union meeting and being with you at other meetings. May you know the comfort of the Holy Spirit at this time.
    With sympathy,

  4. Marlys Martin says:

    My heart is with you these days, Anna Lou and your Dear Family. Though I am miles away I will be with you in thoughts.
    Our times together have always been precious. Thank You for your Loving Care these later years for your Dear Fred.
    Our Love, Bill and Marlys

  5. Karen Brooker says:

    Thoughts and prayers surely go to all of the family at this time. It is sorrow for those left behind, but such a comfort that he is now knowing greater joys for which he lived his faithful life.
    Karen Brooker, Cedar Rapids, IA

    • John and Esther Larsen says:

      Our thoughts are with you and your family, Anna Lou. We have so many good memories of you folks from our days in MD. Remember Wednesday night bible studies in your home and other fun times together.

      John and Esther

  6. Glen and Connie Stone says:

    We’re thinking of you Anna Lou ~ and your family! We think of all the good times we had with your family growing up in Maryland ~ you were extra special to the Mortons! Thankful for the Fred’s faithfulness ~ and his example to all of us.
    We’re sending our love, from the Stones and Morton families!