Conklin, N.Y. - Frank M. Rothemeyer, 61, died June 21, 2014.|
He was born May 1, 1953, in Bielefeld, Germany, and immigrated to Binghamton, N.Y., in 1955.
He is survived by his beloved family; his sons, Michael (Sabrina), Dayn (Kristen) and Corey; his mother, Elfriede; grandsons, Connor, Cameron, Ethan, and Patrick; a brother, Bernd (Linda).
Following his marriage to Phyllis Shimer in 1978, and the birth of their son, Michael in 1980, Frank moved to Connecticut where his sons, Dayn and Corey were born, and raised his family. He cherished his time with his family, especially his three sons and his four grandsons. He moved back to New York to care for his mother. His love of sports, golfing, and fishing with his sons were his favorite things. Frank's life was filled with service to others. In Connecticut, he co-established Franklin's Family Restaurant and started Replay Sports in Groton.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango St., Binghamton, N.Y. Visiting hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The family requests donations be made to the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, or the Binghamton German Club, 218 Loughlin Road, Binghamton, NY 13904.
Please sign his online guestbook at www.HEFUNERALHOME.
Published in The Day on June 23, 2014