Mr. Frank James Ziesmer, 44, of Lake Butler, FL passed away on December 12, 2020 at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville. He was born on February 28, 1976 to Frank R. Ziesmer and Rosalinda Hernandez Ziesmer. Frank grew up in Naples, FL and moved to Union County in 1998 with his family. His passion was dirt track racing and fishing with his grandchildren. He was a talented mechanic who worked with HVAC for 13 years. For the last 8 years, he worked at the Doller General Distribution Center in Alachua. Frank was preceded in death by his father, Frank R. Ziesmer, and his siblings, Jessie and Shelia Ziesmer.
Frank is survived by his wife of 21 years, Karin Trowell Ziesmer; his children, Melinda Trowell (Edward) Bernas of Lake Butler, Julianne Ziesmer of MI, Christian “Charlie” Watkins of Raiford, Jasmine and Frank Ziesmer, Jr. both of Lake Butler; two grandchildren, Leana and Edward “Bubba J” Bernas of Lake Butler; and his siblings, Brenda Ziesmer of Lake City, Billy Jo (Shannon) Ziesmer of Lake Butler, Violet Dillow of Lake City, Benjamin (Shana) Ziesmer of Lake Butler, Kelly Hernandez of GA, Shelia and Jessie Ralston both of NC; numerous extended family also survive.
A visitation and celebration of Frank’s life will be held on Wednesday, December 16, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Archer Funeral Home. The family requests everyone who attends, come comfortable just as Frank would want you to.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler, FL. 386-496-2008. www.archerfuneralhome.com
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