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Age 59, died February 28, 2013 at his home in Wellington, FL with family at his side.Born on June 1, 1953 in Georgetown, SC; he graduated from Plantation High School in 1971. Frank truly loved the South Florida lifestyle and moved to the Wellington area in the 1980's where he worked for many years in the construction industry. An avid College Football enthusiast Frank could always be found watching "the game" in particular his beloved Miami Hurricanes where he was an active season ticket holder. Frank is survived by his wife, Jan (Tepsic) Lautenbach; his mother, Peggy Lautenbach; sisters, Linda (Lautenbach) Fountain (Jack) of Port St. Lucie, FL, Kathy Lautenbach of Atlanta, GA; his stepchildren, Jim Eber (Amy) and Jaclyn Eber; numerous nieces and nephew and his Little Buddy, grandson Landon. Passionate about animals, including his dogs, Frank volunteered often at the Okeeheelee Nature Center educating the public about Florida Wildlife. No funeral services are scheduled. A Celebration of Life will be held in the future at the Nature Center where he volunteered. Any donations may be made in his name to:Okeeheelee Nature Center (Payable to "Friends of Okeeheelee"),7715 Forest Hill Blvd,West Palm Beach, FL 33413

Published in The Palm Beach Post from Mar. 10 to Mar. 11, 2013