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Steven R. Frobase

Steven R. Frobase, 61, died at 8:25 p.m. March 26, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 1, 1951, in Lima to Franklin W. and Ruth Eleanor Shindledecker Frobase, both parents are deceased.

Mr. Frobase had been a self-employed store owner in Ocala, Fla., and a painter and decorator in Venice, Fla., and Lima. He built his first Heath Kit Radio at the age of 13 and has been a lifelong HAM operator. He loved fishing, feeding squirrels and birds. He was always ready for a lively debate on politics and religion.

Survivors include three siblings, James L. (Jean) Frobase, of Lakeview, Deanne L. (William) Miller, of Columbus, and Brian (Connie) Frobase, of Elida; six nieces; three nephews; a stepgrandson, Aiden; his best friend, Cheryl Hook, of 5 years who was always by his side; and many lifelong friends.

There will be a private family service this summer.

Donations may be made to the Salvation Army.

Condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com.

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