Frank J. Tettemer Jr., 95, Vero Beach

Frank J. Tettemer Jr., 95, died Jan. 15, 2011, at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach.

He was born in Richmond Hill, N.Y., and lived in Vero Beach for 30 years, coming from Merrick, N.Y.

He was a volunteer firefighter in Hewlett, N.Y. He worked as a service repairman on office equipment. He was a lieutenent colonel in the Army during World War II and served as a battalion commander in the National Guard Rainbow Division.

He was a 30-year member of the Indian River County Volunteer Ambulance Squad.

Survivors include his son, Jay Tettemer of Fresh Meadows, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.

No local services are planned.

Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach.

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