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THE REVEREND DR. RICHARD G. FRAZIER, 84, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016, at The Towne House Health Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Zanesville, Ohio, Richard retired from Trinity English Lutheran Church where he spent 43 years. He was assistant pastor and youth minister for 11 years, then served as senior pastor for 32 years. Richard was a graduate of Wittenberg University with a Masters, Sacred Theology from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Doctor of Divinity (Honorary) from Wittenberg University and Doctor of Humane Letters (Honorary) from Indiana Institute of Technology. Richard served on Board of Directors for Vincent House, Wittenberg University-Emeritus member, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana and Baker Street Station. He was also on the Advisory Committee for IPFW School of Visual and Performing Arts. He had been a past member of various civic and church committees and boards, including Tomusk Foundation, Fort Wayne Quest Club, Allen County Public Library, Associated Churches of Allen County, Lutheran Social Services, Fort Wayne Rotary Club (Past President), Y.M.C.A. Metropolitan Board, Indiana-Kentucky Synod, Juvenile Court Advisory, Fort Wayne Public Schools Scholarship Committee, Dean Northeast Indiana Clergy, ELCA. He was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash in 1999 by former Governor O' Bannon.

Surviving are his wife, Sally Frazier of Fort Wayne; daughters, Anne Palmieri (Scott) of Barrington, Ill., Katherine (Greg) LaRocque of Leo, Ind., Cynthia (Mark) Bohntinsky of Atlanta, Ga., Jane Frazier of Vincennes, Ind.; son, Daniel Frazier of Fort Wayne; and six grandchildren, Grant and Greyson LaRocque, Lila and Ella Bohntinsky, and Margaret and Matthew Palmieri. He was preceded in death by by his brother, Robert Frazier formerly of Nottingham, England; and parents, Herbert and Vera Frazier.

Memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Trinity English Lutheran Church, 450 West Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne (IN 46802). Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016, at the church. Preferred memorials to Trinity English Lutheran Church or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.