OBITUARY

Fred William Grosskopf

October 14, 1952January 23, 2023
Obituary of Fred William Grosskopf
Fred W. Grosskopf, age 70, of Mandeville, LA passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023. He was born on October 14, 1952 in McCook, NE to William Frederick Grosskopf and Dorothy (Brenning) Grosskopf, now deceased. Fred is survived by his beloved wife, BethEllen (Durland) Grosskopf, and his son Jacob Grosskopf and his wife, Lauren DeLano. He is also survived by cousins and brother-in-laws and their spouses. Fred W. Grosskopf attended McCook public schools, where he played the trumpet, was a manager for the high school basketball team, and was on the tennis and golf teams. Growing up, Fred played Little League and Legion baseball. He went fishing and pheasant hunting. Fred operated a train set with his father. He attended the Congregational Church, Boy Scouts and BPO Elks in McCook. In the summer, he worked on the railroad and at a grain elevator. Fred attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree, Teaching Certificate, and a Master’s Degree in Geology. Fred’s work history included USGS in Nebraska, Chevron Exploration in New Orleans, LA, Groundwater Technology in Mandeville, LA and TetraTech in Houston, TX. Fred enjoyed jogging/running and participating in a Hunting Retriever Club. Fred was active at St. Timothy on the Northshore Church and in Boy Scouts with his son’s church-sponsored Troop 111. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial service at St. Timothy on the Northshore, 335 Asbury Dr., Mandeville, LA 70471 on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Fred Grosskopf may be made to Methodist Children’s Home. Donations may be mailed to Methodist Children’s Home of Southeast Louisiana, 49242 LA-445, Loranger, LA 70446 or can be made at https://lumcfs.org/donate/. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.gracenorthshore.com for the Grosskopf family.

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Services

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

ST. TIMOTHY ON THE NORTHSHORE

335 Asbury Drive Mandeville, Louisiana
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Memorial Service

11:00 am

ST. TIMOTHY ON THE NORTHSHORE

335 Asbury Drive Mandeville, Louisiana