William Froelich1929 - 2017
William R. “Bill” Froelich age 88 of Rogers City
passed away August 31, 2017 at Birch Lane AFC Home
where he had been residing for the past 3 % years.
He was born August 19, 1929 in Rogers City
to Reinhard and Lenore (Kuhlman) Froelich,
Following his graduation from Rogers City High School in 1947, he
worked as a Park Ranger until he enlisted in the United States Army.
When he returned home in 1950, Bill took a job with the Rogers City
School System until he started his career with the City of Rogers City in
1952. While there he wore many hats; from a Police Officer, Clerk,
Assessor, Fireman, Fire Chief, City Housing Director, to acting
City Manager until his retirement in 1989. Bill was a life-long member
of St. John Lutheran Church in Rogers City. He enjoyed hunting, fishing
on Lake Huron and spending time at his camp.
Mr. Froelich is survived by many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Keith.
A graveside service is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 13th
at Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Eric Voigt officiating.
Rogers City VFW Post 607 will accord military honors immediately
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Michigan or
to a charity of your choice in memory of William Froelich