Mark A. Fromm, age 47 of Anna, Illinois but longtime resident of Ridgway, died suddenly on Thursday, April 30, 2009 in Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Mark had a accidental fall while working. Mark was born in Eldorado Illinois on March 26, 1962 to Hubert and Sarah (Boulds) Fromm. He was a High School Graduate from Ridgway High School. He then pursued and obtained a Electronic Degree from Southeastern Illinois College. On December 15 1984 he married the love of his life, the former Cathy (Bond) Fromm who survives. Mark worked as a Technician for Verizon Telephone. He was a member of the IBEW Union. He was a great family man who lived his life for his wife, children and family and his faith. His enjoyment was being with the people he loved. He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway. He was a good husband, father, son and brother, and will be greatly missed by the community.
Mark is survived by, his wife, Cathy (Bond) Fromm of Anna, Il., a son, Justin Fromm of Anna, Il., a daughter, Megan Fromm and her fiancAC., Jonathan Frost of Nashville, TN. His parents, Hubert and Sarah Fromm of Ridgway, 4 Brothers, Bob (Joan) Fromm of Junction, IL, Don (Debbie) Fromm of Shawneetown, IL, Steve (Kim) Fromm of Equality, Il, and Mike (Patti) Fromm of Morganfield, KY., 6 Sisters, Jane (Cletus) Bond of Ridgway, IL, Linda (Ed) Bickett of Ridgway, L, Sue (Jay) Wathen of Evansville, In, Joyce(Roger) Mobley of Ridgway, IL, Carol (Keith) Farris of Ridgway, IL and Lisa (Chris) Berry of Harrisburg, Il. His Mother and Father in Law, Doug (Helen) Bond of Ridgway, IL and Brother and Sister in Law, Greg (Janie) Drone of Eldorado, IL. Along with numerous Nieces and Nephews. Mark was preceded in death by, Niece, Sarah Wathen and Nephew, Timmy Drone., Grandparents, Roy and Teresa Boulds, and Anton and Emma Fromm.
Visitation for Mark will be Monday, May 4, 2009 at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a prayer service starting at 4:00 PM A funeral mass will be held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Mark Stec officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to the church in Mark's memory.