Michael E. ""Mike"" Fromm, age 55 of Morganfield, Ky but formerly of Ridgway died suddenly on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 as a result of a farm accident. Mike as most knew him was born on June 19, 1954 to Hubert and Sarah (Boulds) Fromm. He graduated from Ridgway High School in 1973 and was starting player of the 1973 State Championship Basketball team in Ridgway. Mike was always smiling and happy and would help anyone in need. He worked for Gibbs Diecasting as an Electrician. Mike still loved to farm and could work on or fix anything, rather it be Electric, Carpentry, Plumbing, Automotive anything that needed to be worked on or fixed, he could do that. On August 25, 1992 he married the former Patty Decker of Morganfield who survives. He was a Catholic by faith. Mike was a good husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed by the area but never forgotten.
Mike is survived by his wife, Patty (Decker) Fromm of Morganfield, Ky, daughter, Chelsey Fromm of Morganfield, Ky, daughter, Amanda Fromm of Charleston, Il. His parents, Hubert and Sarah Fromm of Ridgway, Brothers - Bob (Joan) Fromm of Junction, Steve (Kim) Fromm of Equality, Don (Debbie) Fromm of Shawneetown, IL. Sisters - Jane (Cletus) Bond of Ridgway, Linda (Ed) Bickett of Ridgway, Sue (Jay) Wathen of Evansville, IN, Joyce (Roger) Mobley of Ridgway, Carol (Keith) Farris of Ridgway, Lisa (Chris) Berry of Harrisburg and a Sister in Law Cathy Fromm of Ridgway and his Mother in Law Kathleen Decker of Morganfield, Ky.
He is proceded in death by his grandparents, along with a brother Mark Fromm, a niece Sarah Wathen, and his father in law, Charles Decker and Brother in Law Rick Decker.
Visitation for Mike will be Friday, October 23, 2009 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway where a prayer service will be conducted at 7:00 PM. The funeral mass will be Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway with Fr. Tom Barrett officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.