Evelyn Frohman, 84, of Grosse Pointe Woods, died Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at Beaumont Grosse Pointe Hospital. She was born Aug. 19, 1923, in Wilmington, N.C. Mrs. Frohman graduated from high school and entered Indiana University in Bloomington at age 16 in 1939. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemistry in 1943. She did graduate work at Smith College before she dropped out to marry childhood friend, Charles Frohman, in 1946. She was an elementary school science teacher in the Detroit Public Schools from 1966 until her retirement in 1984. She earned a master of education at Wayne State University in 1969. After retirement, she volunteered for Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic, recording chemistry and physics textbooks for blind and dyslexic college students. She enjoyed her cats and her children's dogs, the "grand-dogs." She also enjoyed playing the piano and reading. Mrs. Frohman is survived by her daughter, Elsa Frohman of Eastpointe; sons, Charles (Nancy) of Iowa City, Iowa, and Tom (Ardath) Frohman of Troy; grandson, David Frohman of Iowa City, Iowa; sister, Janet Davis of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and devoted caregiver, Linda Karczewski, Harrison Township. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; and daughter, Mary. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods. Visitation is 11 a.m.-noon Saturday. Memorial contributions may be addressed to Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic, 5600 Rochester Road, Troy, MI 48098; or the Michigan Humane Society, 30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4507.
Published in The Daily Tribune on April 3, 2008.
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