Serivces

Memorial Service

Sat. Jun. 23, 2018
11:00 am

Trinity Lutheran Church

800 Houston Avenue
Houston , TX 77007.
Sat. Jun. 23, 2018
11:00 am
Trinity Lutheran Church
800 Houston Avenue
Houston , TX 77007.
In Memory of
Fred W. Stoerkel
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Fred W. Stoerkel P.E. 84, passed away on Father’s Day, June 17, 2018. He was born in Houston, Texas on May 29, 1934, and was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church (Downtown) serving in many capacities including Congregational President, and Sexton of Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery . 

He was Valedictorian of the 1952 graduating class of Burton High School and a 1956 graduate of Texas A&M University (College Station).   He was commissioned 2nd LT in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged at the rank of Captain in 1969.  Fred was an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Engineering, Science and Technology Council of Houston, served on the Board of Directors of the Lutheran High School Association, the CenterPoint Retired Employees Club, Houston Lutheran Radio Ministry and other organizations.  Fred retired from CenterPoint Energy(HL&P) in 1992 after 37 years of employment.  

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ruth Ann, daughters Elizabeth Stoerkel and Sharon Stoerkel and son, Walter Stoerkel.  Also surviving is sister, Mildred, nieces, nephews and extended family.  He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Olivia Stoerkel, brothers John, Carl, Leroy, Robert  Sr., and August, and by sisters Elizabeth, Margaret, Esther, Betty and an infant sister.

A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 800 Houston Avenue, Houston, TX 77007 at 11:00 a.m. on  Saturday, June 23, 2018. A reception with friends and family follows the service at the church.  Interment will be at a later date.

In lieu of floral tributes memorials should be directed to University Lutheran Chapel, c/o Pastor Paul Hoemann, 315 College Main, College Station, TX, 77840-1225 or online at ulctamu.org.

 

Charitable Donations may be made to:

University Lutheran Chapel
315 College Main, College Station, TX 77840-1225. Website Link