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Richard Neal Fromcke

November 17, 1936 - March 24, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, at Gilliland Cemetery.

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Richard “Dick” Neal Fromcke, 80, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Friday, March 24. He was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas to Edward and Nora (Forester) Fromcke.

He served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. After the Army, he served with the United States Marines in combat during the Korean War with the 101st Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged from the Marines.

Dick traveled and lived in many places before settling in Sweet Home. He worked for Willamette Industries for over 30 years and retired in 2002. Dick was also a lifetime member of the Elks.

He enjoyed gardening, cutting wood, and playing pool.

Dick is survived by children Denise and her husband, Mike Wolfe, Dennis and his wife, Kathy Fromcke; granddaughter Brionna Fromcke; grandson Tanner Fromcke; and his Boston Terrier, Roxy.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Loretta Fromcke; mother Nora Hollaway; father Edward Fromcke; and sister Nadine.

Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, at Gilliland Cemetery.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.