Henry Strickmeier Obituary

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Henry Bernard Strickmeier Jr.

September 28, 1940 - December 27, 2013
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Dr. H. Bernard Strickmeier, beloved brother, uncle, cousin and friend, died December 27, 2013 in College Station, Texas. Services for Bernard will be held at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in College Station at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2013. Bernard graduated from Ball High School in Galveston, Texas in 1958. He received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Texas Lutheran College in Seguin, Texas in 1962, a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas in Austin in 1967 and a PHD in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas in Austin in 1970. He retired as a professor of mathematics at...
Dr. H. Bernard Strickmeier, beloved brother, uncle, cousin and friend, died December 27, 2013 in College Station, Texas. Services for Bernard will be held at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in College Station at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2013.

Bernard graduated from Ball High School in Galveston, Texas in 1958. He received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Texas Lutheran College in Seguin, Texas in 1962, a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas in Austin in 1967 and a PHD in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas in Austin in 1970. He retired as a professor of mathematics at California Polytechnic State University in 2002. While at Cal Poly he served as the University Coordinator, Single Subject Credential Program and on several committees including chair of the Mathematics Department Peer Review Committee, member of the University Center for Teacher Education Steering Committee, member of the University Center for Teacher Education Leadership Team and was appointed to the Board Of Institution Reviewers of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing in the Fall of 1996. In 2002 he received an award from the Teacher Education Department at Cal Poly for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education. His professional affiliations include the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Mathematical Association of America, The American Education Research Association, the California Mathematics Council and Phi Delta Kappa.

While at Texas Lutheran College, Bernard received his black belt in judo. His hobbies included traveling, playing golf, wine tasting and playing Black Jack. He enjoyed watching football, particularly the Cowboys and Longhorns.

He is survived by his sister, Nancy Beard and her husband Oscar of College Station; nieces, Lynda Worlow and her husband David of Spring, Debra Ayoub and her husband Nader of Austin, Valerie Creane and her husband Brendan of California, Libby Parker and her husband Brian of California; nephews, Brad Beard and his wife Pam of College Station and Jordan Steinberg and his wife Kerry of California; great-nephews John Worlow and his wife Victoria of Spring, Stephen Worlow of Red Wood City, California, Kyle Ayoub of Denton, Jacob and Ryan Beard of College Station, and Aiden and Joseph Steinberg of California; great-nieces, Holly Ayoub of Fort Worth, Emma Kate Beard of College Station and Zoe and Ella Creane of California; dear friends, Howard and Elizabeth Steinberg of San Luis Obispo, California and numerous cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Agnes Strickmeier, of Galveston, Texas.

Bernard was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in College Station.

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