The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 25, 2012

William Fred Enmeier

Published 11-25-12


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — William Fred Enmeier, 74, died November 22, 2012, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Life Church, 1917 N. Country Club Rd. Mr. G.T. Moody will officiate. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He was born June 29, 1938, to Albert Enmeier and Madonna Diedrich in Marshall, Oklahoma. He graduated from Marshall High School in 1956 and married Kay Seefeldt August 30, 1959, in Marshall, Oklahoma. They later divorced. Two sons were born from the union, Troy Eugene in 1960 and Brett Allen in 1965.

He graduated from OSU with a double major in agriculture, education and animal husbandry in 1961. He taught vocational agriculture at Ninnekah for two years and at Snyder for one year. He moved to Stillwater in June 1965. He went to work for Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, from which he retired after 30 years, before going into home building. He married Linda Abernathy October 31, 2009, in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

He was a charter member of Stillwater Bass Masters and a charter member of Breakfast Kiwanis Club. He coached his son’s baseball teams and helped with Scouts. He led the fundraising drive for the first Stillwater High School activity bus. He loved RVing, boating and camping on most of Oklahoma’s lakes. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and attending their many school activities. He was a true OSU fan.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Madonna Enmeier.

He is survived by his wife, of the home, Linda; two sons, Brett and wife Jennifer of Stillwater and Troy and wife Martie of Enid; five grandchildren, Brock, Bates, Grace, Stetson and Mackenzie; one brother, Arlon Enmeier, wife Florine; three sisters, Sharon Long, Debra Wolfe, husband John, Janell Ernce, husband Wayne. William also had a special relationship with Linda’s children and grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers are Don Croka, Dick Powell, Bill Bernhardt, Jake Prawl, Norv Stunkel, Rick Green, Tom Stewart, Zed DeVaughan, Al Kleveno, Loyd Davenport and Robert Johnson.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the loving staff at Grace Living Center.

Condolences may be emailed to family and an online obituary may be viewed at www.strodefh.com.

(Submitted by family)