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Ronald Dean Frahm

October 9, 1945 — July 8, 2023

Ronald D. Frahm, age 77 of Rockford, Ohio passed away July 8, 2023 at his home.

Ronald was born October 9, 1945 in Celina, Ohio to the late Harold A. and Luetta V. (Schaadt) Frahm.

On June 22, 1968 he married Sheryl Lee (Clark) Frahm in Plymouth, Indiana.

Ronald is survived by one daughter and two sons. Daughter Jennifer L. and David T. Barrett of Rockford with their three children, Laura, Rachel, and Amanda. Son Chad G. and Jennifer (Bartels) Frahm of Elmhurst, Illinois with their children John and Katherine. Son Mark A. and Monica (Cota) Frahm of Davis, California and their children Camila and Wesley.

Ronald is also survived by a sister Karen and Dick Sapp of Rockford, and a twin brother Donald and Pat Frahm of Germantown, Tennessee.

He was preceeded in death by his parents and an infant brother Kenneth.

Ronald was a current, active member of St. John Lutheran Church, Celina, and a former member of St. John's Lutheran Church Hopewell.

Ronald was a lifelong grain and livestock farmer in Blackcreek and Dublin Townships in Mercer County.

Ronald attended Parkway Local Schools and graduated with the class of 1963. He served in the Ohio National Guard and was discharged as a Staff Sergeant.

Ronald's former activities included being a member and past President of the Parkway School Board, member and past President of the Mercer County ASCS (FSA) committee, member of the Board of Directors of Mercer Landmark Inc., and a current member of the Mercer County Regional Planning Commission.

Ronald and Sheryl enjoyed traveling and following their grandchildrens' activities and were very proud of their accomplishments.

 Funeral arrangements:

Thursday July 13, 2023 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm visitation at St. John Lutheran Church, 1100 N. Main St., Celina (Purple Door Church).

 

Friday July 14, 2023 9:00 am - 10:00 am visitation at St. John Lutheran Church.

 

Friday July 14, 2023 10:00 am service at St. John Lutheran Church.

Memorial contributions in Ronald's memory may be sent to St. John Lutheran Church, 1100 N. Main St., Celina, Ohio 45822.

Online condolences may be shared at www.ketchamripley.com.

Services have been entrusted to Ketcham Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First St., Rockford, Ohio.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, July 13, 2023

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

St. Johns Lutheran Church

1100 N Main St, Celina, OH 45822

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Visitation

Friday, July 14, 2023

9:00 - 10:00am (Eastern time)

St. Johns Lutheran Church

1100 N Main St, Celina, OH 45822

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Memorial Service

Friday, July 14, 2023

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

St. Johns Lutheran Church

1100 N Main St, Celina, OH 45822

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