Dr. William Eugene Froemming

Published 11:04 am Thursday, January 27, 2011

Dr. William Eugene Froemming, 91, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at the Tryon Estates Medical Facility.

Born in Sioux Falls, S.D., he was the son of the late Rudolph and Elvina Monger Froemming. A graduate of the University of Chicago with a medical degree, Dr. Froemming was a urologist, later practicing nuclear medicine and working in the U.S. Surgeon General’s Office. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served 30 years, retiring as a full colonel. He was a member of the Tryon Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Emily Butler Froemming; one daughter, Martha Foley (Ray), and their children, Anne and David; one son, William E. Froemming Jr. (Whitney). Two grandchildren, Austin and Kendall Froemming.

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Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Polk Memorial Gardens, with Dr. Dent C. Davis III officiating.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722 or to the Tryon Presbyterian Church, 430 Harmon Field Rd., Tryon, N.C. 28782.

An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.