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Elmer Edward Heupel
1936 ~ 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Elmer Edward Heupel was born on July 31, 1936, and grew up on a farm in Wishek, North Dakota. He attended high school in Wishek and college at the University of North Dakota where he graduated with a BSBA degree in 1958.
After two years as a Lt. in the U.S. Army he became a CPA and partner at Grant Thornton and later worked as a financial consultant while a principal for Alix Partners in Southfield, Michigan, until he retired in 1994. During his career Elmer authored a technical Financial Handbook and served as an officer for numerous professional organizations and Lutheran churches.
Elmer and Mary Lou Bracken were married on July 12, 1968, in Dearborn, Michigan. After retirement they lived in Spring Hill, Florida for more than 20 years and spent many summers at their home at Lost Lake Woods Club in Lincoln, Michigan. For many years prior to retirement, they lived in the suburbs of Detroit and for five years in New Orleans.
Elmer enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, reading, genealogy research, gardening, writing poems and being with his children and grandchildren. He was a member of the Nativity Lutheran Church in Spring Hill, Florida.
Elmer was preceded in death by his wife Mary Lou, his parents, brother, three sisters and first wife Carol Quinn. He is survived by a daughter, Holly Ebert (husband Mike) of Channahon, IL, son David Heupel (wife Shannon) of Excelsior, MN, and five beloved grandchildren, Owen Heupel, Ella Heupel, Lydia Heupel, Michael Ebert, and Nicole Ebert.
“In lieu of flowers donations made to the American Red Cross or to a local charity of choice in remembrance of Elmer would be greatly appreciated.”