Dr. Herman R. Frincke of Pittsford, N.Y., president of the LCMS Eastern District from 1966 to 1976, died May 23. He was 97.
A memorial service was held May 29 at Faith Lutheran Church, Rochester.
A 1936 graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, he also served Hope Lutheran Church, Rochester (1937-63), and was executive director of the Eastern District (1963-66).
Dr. Frincke is survived by two daughters, Marcia Kroenke of Lawrence, Pa., and Marline (Jack) Fitzpatrick of Pittsford, N.Y.; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, Frederick (June) Frincke of Clinton Township, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Arline, died in 2007.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 2576 Browncroft Blvd., Rochester, NY 14625, or to Lutheran World Relief, P.O. Box 17061, Baltimore, MD 21298.
Posted May 28, 2010