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Robert Keith Fromm

April 9, 1935 ~ December 4, 2018 (age 83)

Robert Keith Fromm, 83, of Mt. Carmel, IL and formerly of Princeton, IN passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Oakview Heights Nursing Home in Mt. Carmel, IL. He was born on April 9, 1935 in Bellmont, IL to Herman and Elma Louise (Hinderliter) Fromm. He lived in Princeton for many years. Robert was employed by Snap-On Tools in Mt. Carmel for 15 years, and then he retired from Amax Coal Company after 20 years. He served in the US Army. He was a member of the American Legion, United Mine Workers Local , Eagles in Princeton, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Shrine. He enjoyed gardening and mowing the yard.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Melody and Mike West of Albion, IL; grandchildren, Adam West of Albion and Amanda West Hart of Grayville; 2 great grandchildren, Lucas Kemplen and Logan Hart; and a sister, Rita Joan Duncan of Brown, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Doris Jean Fromm in 2013; and a brother, Donald Fromm in 2016.

Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, officiated by Rev. Brad Garner. Burial will follow at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 11 am-1 pm on Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home. Military graveside services by Retired Military Veterans.

Memorial contributions may be made to A.L.S. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Robert at

Donations may be made to:

ALS Association
P.O. Box 37022, Boone IA 50037-0022

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