Allan Frohling
Allan Frohling
Allan "Al" Frohling, 78, passed peacefully with family by his side Friday, April 9 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elgin, Ill., under hospice care. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Allan was born in Melrose Park, Ill. to Albert and Elvera (Meinke) Frohling. He graduated from Marengo High School in Marengo, Ill. and married Karen (Ackman) on Nov. 25, 1966.
Allan and his family lived in Union, Ill. until moving to Medford in 1979. He then moved back to his home town of Union, Ill. with his wife, Karen, in 2012. Throughout his life Allan took pride in everything he did. He was proud to be a farmer, truck driver and town road maintenance superintendent.
Allan was preceded in death by his parents; and one younger brother, Larry.
He is survived by wife, Karen (Ackman) Frohling of 53 years; his son, Michael (Kim) Frohling of Tampa, Fla.; daughters, Lori (Dan) Siegler of Prior Lake, Minn., Beth (Randy) Jones and Alaina (Bill) Schellin, both of Prentice; sisters, Mary Ellen (Larry) Wiles, Jean (Max) Wilson; brothers, Don (Judy) Frohling, Wayne (Liz) Frohling; sisterin- law, Mary Frohling; 11 grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; and many nieces; and nephews.
His favorite past times were league-bowling, riding motorcycle, spending time with family and friends, and fishing with his son, Mike. Allan will forever be remembered for his kind, generous, forgiving heart, his funny sense of humor, his beautiful, contagious smile that never seemed to end, and the love he had so big and true for his family.
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Published by Northwest Herald from May 3 to May 5, 2021.
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To the Frohling family deepest sympathies for your loss. I'll always remember your dad as a gentle giant. He had a warm smile and always like to joke around from what I remember as a kid. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Dale Brandt
June 8, 2021
Mike & family, I just learned this morning of your dad, my thoughts go out to you, your mom, and to your sisters. I don´t know why I remember this, but when I think of your dad I remember having dinner at your house as a kid and seeing him put strawberry jam on almost everything! Good thoughts will stay in your heart forever ;-)
Alec Keenum
May 9, 2021
So sorry to hear about Allen. Hope you and your family are doing well, Whit love and prayers....
Sharon Duffy
May 9, 2021
Karen and Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Allan was a great person and will be missed.
Jerry and Linda Havens
May 8, 2021
Sending you our sympathy and keeping your family in our prayers! May God comfort you during this time.
Steve and Donna Naugle
May 7, 2021
We couldn´t have asked for a better friend! We are sure going to miss our get-togethers over coffee and dessert. Will see you again someday, Allan, on the other side. Keep the coffee warm. We´ll keep you, Karen, and your family in our prayers. Love you all! .
Ken and Dianne Langan
May 6, 2021
I am so sorry to hear about Allans passing. He was a wonderful person. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs your way.
Sherri (King) Oliver
May 6, 2021
Sorry to hear about Allan's passing. I have lived in Arizona 49 years. But stay in contact with classmates.
Cheryl Case
May 6, 2021
You & your families are in our prayers. We used to have alot of fun playing cards with the Illinois gang. Hope to get together sometime in the near future.
Jim & Lou Fettes
May 5, 2021
Sorry for your loss,we think of you often
AL&CINDY Nielsen
May 5, 2021
Blessings of comfort and peace. Allan could make everyone smile and his smile was always bright right along with the glint in his eyes. Little bit of bad boy but all full of love and laughter. Missing you.
Janet Parker
May 5, 2021
Couldn´t have asked for a better Dad Miss you to the moon and back, so many memories to cherish LOVE YOU Pops
Beth Jones
May 4, 2021
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