Richard G. Frazier
Born in Zanesville, OH, in 1932, Richard spent 43 years serving at Trinity English Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, IN, 11 as asst. pastor and youth minister and 32 years as senior pastor. Richard graduated from Wittenberg University. He had a Master’s of Sacred Theology from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Doctor of Divinity (honorary) from Wittenberg University, and Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary) from Indiana Institute of Technology. Richard served on various church and civic committees and boards including: Fort Wayne Rotary Club, Allen County Public Library, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Lutheran Social Services, YMCA Metropolitan Board, Indiana-Kentucky Synod, Juvenile Court Advisory Committee, Fort Wayne Public Schools Scholarship Committee, Dean of Northeast Indiana Clergy, and many others. He was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash in 1999 by former Governor O’Bannon and was a Wittenberg University-Emeritus.
Richard was the husband of Sally Stockwell, Camp Westminster camper, counselor, and staff member. During his later years, he visited the camp regularly with Sally and preached each summer at Westminster-by-the-Lake worship services. Richard was a strong advocate for the value of church camping in general and for Camp Westminster in particular. He entered the church triumphant on May 7, 2016.