Funeral services for Robert M. Bickelhaupt, 93, of Hammond, will be held privately at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery at the convenience of his family. Bob died on December 1, 2011 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg.
Born to Charles and Helen (Moore) Bickelhaupt on Nov. 29, 1918, he graduated from Hammond Central School and the New York State Agricultural and Technical Institute in Canton.
He was very active in the Hammond Presbyterian Church which he joined on April 13, 1933. He served as an Elder and choir member for most of his life. Bob was an active member of the Hammond Fire Department and also sang with the Watertown Male Chorus for many years.
On July 15, 1950 he married Alice Pitcher, a daughter of Clarence and Dorothy Pitcher.
He is survived by his wife; five children, Marilyn, Jonathan, Carol, Philip and Mark; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the Hammond Presbyterian Church or the Hammond Fire Department.
Online condolences can also be made online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.