FRAUMAN, Emmat F. Age 70, of Huber Heights, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Born on July 24, 1946, Emmat grew up in Cincinnati and was a proud graduate of Xavier University. He went on to raise his family and build his business career in the Dayton area, working with the Kettering Foundation and later with Brown & Kroger Printing. An avid traveler, Emmat enjoyed going on many trips through the years with his family, visiting countless cities, museums, and attractions, and cruising around the world with his wife. Emmat had a lifelong passion for cameras and the study of photography, documenting everything from his travels to the lives of his family and friends. He also loved airplanes and flying, earning his pilot's license in the state of Florida, attending many air shows and aircraft exhibits, and even flying once with the famed Red Baron Air Performance Team. Emmat also loved animals of all kinds, but he had a particular fondness for dogs and birds and always made sure the ducks who frequented his yard over the years were well fed. Emmat's other interests included film, television, technology and history. Emmat had many interests and passions, but his first love was always his family. Emmat is preceded in death by his mother, Violet Frauman, and his father, Emmat N. Frauman. Emmat is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kathy Frauman; daughter Jennifer Reynolds and her husband James Reynolds; son Scott Frauman and his wife Amanda Frauman; daughter Joanna Dressler and her husband Craig Dressler; grandchildren Kaitlyn and Lauryn Reynolds, Braxton, Isaac, Sutton and Zane Frauman, and Jack and Callie Dressler; sister June Bruck; and beloved dogs Dewey and Skippy. Emmat was a member of the United Christian Church, 8611 Hoke Rd., Clayton, OH 45315 where a celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 am until time of service. In lieu of flowers, Emmat and his family have requested donations be made to Hospice of Dayton, SICSA in Kettering, or the United Christian Church in Clayton.

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