Stefanie Hoepfner Fraser went home to be with the Lord November 1, 2012 at Consulate Healthcare Center in Jacksonville. She was 88 years of age. Stefanie was born in Germany and taught kindergarten for 15 years in Berlin before coming to North Carolina in 1959 to marry her husband David who preceded him in death in 1979. She had resided in Jacksonville Beach since 1968 where she was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and a 15-year member of the Singers-by-the-Sea. Stefanie had a great love of all animals especially her poodle Gigi. Donations may be made to the Jacksonville Humane Society. Arrangements are under the direction of HARDAGE-GIDDENS FUNERAL HOME, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL.