Theodore W. “Ted” Frentzel, Jr.
December 2, 1944 - July 12, 2023
Theodore W. “Ted” Frentzel, Jr., age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2023.
Born in Covington, KY, on December 2, 1944, he was a son of the late Theodore W. and Elizabeth (Stratton) Frentzel, Sr. Ted was a proud graduate of the University of Cincinnati and worked as a mechanical engineer at DuPont for 49 years until his retirement.
Ted had a passion for knowledge and loved to learn about history, geography, and genealogy. Known as “Mr. Fix-It”, he loved to do home improvements and work with his hands. Above all, Ted cherished his time spent with his family and attending his grandchildrens’ sporting events.
In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by his brother, Don Frentzel. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Donna (Anderson) Frentzel; children, Matthew Frentzel (Diane), Jason Frentzel, and Jonathan Frentzel (Kristen); sister, Bonita Frentzel; and grandchildren, Kyle, Kurt, Annabelle, Zoe, and Edison.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ted’s memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or online by clicking here or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 22324, New York, NY 10087 or online by clicking here.