Formerly of Middletown, N.Y.

Frank M. Grasberger, a 50-year resident of Annandale, Va., formerly of Middletown, N.Y. and a retired Branch Chief at the USDA, Washington, D.C., died May 22, 2007 in Tall Timbers, Md. He was 80.

The son of Franz and Karolina Wiedenmann Grasberger, he was born on April 27, 1927 in New York City, N.Y.

He moved to Middletown, N.Y. in 1932. He attended the one room school at The Maples and was a 1945 graduate of Middletown High School. He holds a BS and MS in agriculture from Cornell University. He received a law degree from Georgetown University. Frank served as an officer in the Army during the Korean War. He was president and an award winning member of the Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society. He was a world traveler, scholar, fisherman, gardener, bird watcher and gourmet cook.

He was the widower of the late Mary Louise Locke Grasberger.

He is survived by two daughters, Rosemary Fann and her husband, Sonny of Tall Timbers, Md. and Anne Cassedy and her husband, Jim of Reston, Va.; five grandchildren: Diedra and Kyle Fann, William, Caroline and Mary Louise Cassedy; one sister, Annamarie G. Kelly and her husband, Bill of Walden, N.Y.; two nieces, one nephew and many cousins and relatives in Germany.

Visitaion will be on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 from 5-8 p.m. at the DeMaine Funeral Home, Springfield, Va.

Funeral mass will be held on May 30, 2007 at 10 a.m. at the St. Michaels Catholic Church, Annandale, Va. Burial will be in Quantico National Cemetery, Quantico, Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.

Local arrangements were made by the Gridley-Horan Funeral Home, Inc., 39 Orchard St., Walden, N.Y.