OBIT: Donald L. Froelich

Obituary

Donald L. Froelich, 92, of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at Eventide Heartland Care Center in Devils Lake. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. at the Devils Lake Cemetery with Reverend Lori Broschat officiating. Donald was born on March 26, 1928, in Mandan, ND. He was the son of Frank and Agnes (Wetsch) Froelich. He was raised in Mandan, ND, and graduated from Mandan High School in 1946. Donald was united in marriage to Betty Mae Martin on May 25, 1949, in Bismarck, ND. This year, they celebrated 71 years of marriage. Donald started his career in the retail clothing business at the Morrey-Allen Department Store in Bismarck. He later was the Manager of the S&L Department Store in Valley City, ND, and then Cloquet, MN. In 1958, he was transferred to the S&L Store in Devils Lake until his retirement. Throughout his years in retail he was active in many community organizations and activities. He also enjoyed many years of hunting. He was an avid Minnesota Twins and Vikings fan. Donald is survived by; his wife, Betty; daughter, Donna Opoien (Dale Kuball), Pekin, ND; son, Thomas Froelich, Minot, ND; granddaughter, Korry Tweed (Cory Donohue), Pekin; grandson, Brandon (Michelle) Tweed; great-grandson, Hunter Tweed; and great-granddaughter, Kyla Tweed, all of Dalton, MN. He was preceded in death by; his parents; brother, Kenneth Froelich; and son-in-law, Allan Opoien.

Published on September 03, 2020