Dennis Froelich – Voice Of Muscatine

Dennis Froelich, 73, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024, at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, March 1, 2024, at Ss. Mary Mathias Church. The Reverend Chris Weber will officiate. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa. Memorials may be made to Ss. Mary Mathias Parish.

Visitation will be from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Rosary Prayer Service will be held following the visitation, at 6:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

Dennis was born on December 21, 1950, the son of Edmund and Alta (Ferber) Froelich. He married Sharon Koos in 1973. They were married for 50 years.

He was a member of the Ss. Mary Mathias Parish and was a City Council Member First Ward from 2019-2023. Dennis was an avid volunteer for his community.

Dennis and Sharon moved to Muscatine in 1979 where he was a Plant Manager at CK Processing until Sharon and Dennis opened Feather Your Nest in 2010. Dennis then retired in 2017. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, vacations in Florida, and golfing. He made his first hole in one in 2023.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Froelich of Muscatine; four children, Chad Froelich and wife, Carrie, and their children, Mara and Paige, of Ankeny, Brent Froelich and wife, Stacey, and their children, Katelin Cawiezell and husband, Jacob, and Abbigail, of Toledo, Darin and wife, Shawn, and their children, Carter, Halle, and Tristan, of Waverly, and Alyshea Gow and husband, Nick, and their children, Grant and Connor Diehl, of Muscatine; and one brother, Kevin Froelich.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Alta; one brother, Gary Froelich; and mother and father-in-law, Nicholas and Marian Koos.

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