Michael A. Froehlich, age 75 of Marquette, IA passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien. He was born in Wesley, IA on March 27, 1947, the son of Carl and Wilma (Siepmann) Froehlich. Michael served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 to 1969 during the Vietnam War. Upon returning home, he worked as a mechanic before becoming a police officer in Emmetsburg, IA. He then served as the Chief of Police in Monona, IA before becoming the deputy sheriff in Clayton County, IA in 1990. He held that position for 25 years until retirement in 2015. Michael married Deidre Vick (née Pederson) in 1996 at Pike’s Peak State Park in McGregor, IA. Together, they lived in Marquette, IA for many years. Michael enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed building different things as a mechanic and racing sprint cars. He is survived by his wife of 27 years Deidre Vick- Froehlich; his children Jon (Evie Normandin) Froehlich and Steve Kennal; Deidre’s children Colin (Katie Evers) Vick, Amanda Vick; his siblings Leonard (Jeanne) Froehlich and Marilyn Cockerell; his grandchildren Micheal Froehlich, Eva, Taylor Jane, and Hanna Vick, Keyton Evers, Chloe Hubanks, Dominic Graap, and Dalanie Graap; and his great-granddaughter Haylee Froehlich. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial Service will be held on Michael’s birthday, Monday, March 27, 2023 at 7:00 P.M. at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel in Prairie du Chien. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5:00 P.M. until the time of service.
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