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.