The Plainview News

Memorial Services for Roland “Butch” Frahm, 73, of Plainview were held on Wednesday, April 27th at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Plainview. 

Roland “Butch” Frahm was born in Royal on October 25, 1948, to Roy and Leona Frahm, and he passed away on April 14, 2022 while on vacation in Brazil.  

Frahm spent his childhood in Royal and attended school there. He met his future wife, Patricia McKown, at the Plainview Roller Rink. They were married on April 20, 1968. 

Shortly after, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. They made Plainview their home and enjoyed camping, traveling, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.  
Frahm was a volunteer in the Plainview Fire Department for more than 40 years. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Patricia, his parents Roy and Leona, and his brother John. 

Roland “Butch” Frahm, is survived by his daughter, Regina and her husband, Don Lewis; grandson, Dylan, granddaughter, Christine, and great-granddaughter Aria; his son, Preston, and his wife, Carla; his brother, Arnold, and his wife, Sharon Frahm, his sister Cherylyn, and her husband, Larry Hurtig. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the Plainview Volunteer Fire Department.