Tom Frayer

PLANO, Texas – Tom Frayer, 68, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday June 27, 2014. A celebration of Tom’s life was held on Wednesday July 2, 2014 at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.  Tom was born on April 23, 1946 in Adrian, Michigan, grew up on his family’s farm in Deerfield, and received both his Bachelors in Economics and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Tom and his family moved to Texas in 1978, and he was respected by friends and colleagues in the banking industry for many years. Tom was an avid runner and completed several marathons in Texas.

Tom is preceded in death by his beloved parents Russell Frayer and Marie (Frayer) Lichtle and Edward Lichtle, and survived by his wife Nancy; son Russ Frayer along with his wife Karen and grandson Quin; and his daughter Becky Roesch along with her husband Todd and granddaughter Harper. He also leaves behind two sisters Debra Gilson and Nancy Lodge, and many cousins, nieces and nephews in Michigan, Ohio and North Carolina.

A graveside service for Tom will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery in Deerfield with Fr. Jack Loughran officiating. Condolences to the family may be given online at The family has requested that in lieu of remembrances, donations be made to the American Heart Association.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.