Frederick ‘Ted’ Rothert
MANCHESTER, Md. — Frederick “Ted” Rothert, 97, a longtime resident of Ocean Pines, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester, Md., after a brief illness.
Born Nov. 8, 1914, in Poseyville, Ind., he was the son of the late Louis Henry Rothert and Amelia Smith Rothert. He was the husband of Amy Alexander Rothert, his wife of 67 years, who survives him.
Mr. Rothert was a graduate of Purdue University and an Army veteran of World War II, having served in France, England and Germany attached to the 30th General Hospital. Following retirement from Winthrop Sterling, he was an active participant in the barbershop singing group, the Bay Country Gentlemen. He was a longtime resident of Baltimore and Ocean Pines.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Margaret Brunner, of Baltimore and a brother, Louis Rothert of Bloomington, Ind.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Judith Eckenrode of Manchester Md., and Donna Rothert of Reston, Va.; three grandsons, John Eckenrode of Magnolia Del., Adam Farver of Ocean Pines, and Andrew Farver of New York City, N.Y., as well as five great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter, and family friend, Terry Squires.
A memorial service will be held in the fall for the family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., CA online at www.scripps.edu/tribute/home.