Rich W. Froehlich, age 63, of Luckey, OH passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH unexpectedly due to injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident. He was born on July 16, 1949, in Tiffin, OH to William and Bertha (Schafer) Froehlich. For 34 years he was a mechanic for Matlack Trucking Company, also a substitute bus driver for Eastwood Local School District and a maintenance man for the Village of Luckey. His memberships includes: AHRMA, AMA District 14, Trials Inc., co-founder of the Knights of Tiffin Motorcycle Club #2945, and the Edward Grine American Legion Post #354, New Riegel, OH. Rich served his country proudly in the United States Air Force while stationed in Korea and was honorable discharged in 1973. In his spare time he enjoyed spending time at the lake, fishing and being outdoors. Rich will truly be missed by all who knew him, his smile on his face and how he lived life to its fullest.
Rich is survived by his love of his life, Fran Patterson of Luckey; sister, Marie (Nick) Miller of Salem, VA, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Ruth (Lenny) Berzins.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday, October 13, 2012, from 10-11 a.m. at the Marsh Funeral Home, 4094 State Route 105, Pemberville, OH with a memorial service beginning at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Jim Miller. Considerations for memorial contributions are to the Troy Twp. Fire and EMS Department, Luckey, OH. Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at marshfuneralhomes.com