Barbara “Friede” Stickle Hoover
Freda Hoover, 88, peacefully passed away May 29, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.
A Memorial of Life will be held at Forest Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church in Apopka, Florida on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 3 p.m. and available to view livestream at Forestlakechurch.org. Loomis Funeral Home is handling the private funeral and burial arrangements.
Freda was born in B.C., Canada to John and Corrine Stickle on November 14, 1930. She attended Nursing School at Loma Linda University, where she met her love, Robert T. Hoover. Freda and Robert were married in 1951. They moved to Florida and raised four sons in a home open to many of her sons’ friends where she was known as “Ma”. Later in life, Freda owned and operated a health food store. She enjoyed reading, card games, church, and spending time with her family and friends.
Freda is preceded in death by her late husband of 56 years, Robert Hoover; beloved son William R. Hoover (Debbie); parents, John and Corrine Stickle; brothers John and Lyndon Stickle; and sister Joy McFadden.
Freda is survived by her sister Ruth Pestes of Oregon; brother Roland (Carol) Stickle of B.C.; sons John (Caroline) Hoover, Fred (Debbie) Hoover, Robert (Kathi) Hoover and daughter-in-law Deb Hoover; 8 grandchildren Billy, Jimmy, Julie, Jodi, Jason, Kristie, Jordan, Carli and their spouses; and 8 great-grandchildren Maddie, William, Benjamin, James (JT), Lillie, Savannah, Sammy, and baby Viviana.
Freda was a wonderful, caring, and faithful woman who will be missed by all, especially her devoted and loving family.
Memorial of Life
Forest Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church