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“I'm so sorry to hear this! I knew Todd when he was in his twenties. lived by the old Hardees in Sterling. I would listen to him sing at the old...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Cindi Kanellis - Other

“My condolences to the families. I am sorry for your loss. May he rest in eternal peace and may it be comforting that someday you will be together...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Lydia Saucedo Skelley - Sterling, IL

“My heart is broken. Todd was always one of my favorites. I will never forget surfing on the white whale out at the Padilla ranch. I haven't...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Lonergan - Phoenix, AZ

“I will never forget all our great times and many laughs together!! Todd was a great friend and will be missed by all!! Until we meet again...Rest...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lori Percycoe-Parent - Friend

“I love you and will miss you forever. Thank you for letting me in to share your journey of.life! Rest and be at peace. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Joan PADILLA PADILLA - Sterling, IL

“Enjoyed many of times with Todd. Will be dearly missed ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Rhawn Boesen - Sterling - Friend

“Todd was always a great person to hang out with. I haven't seen him in years, but feel a great sense of loss. My prayers go out to all his close...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Gary Sucher - Friend

“I am so saddened to hear of Todd's passing. He was one of a kind -- generous, caring, a wonderful friend to so many, simply a wonderful soul. We...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Monica (Miller) Joffre - Phoenix, AZ

“Keep em laughin' up there Todd! ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Sutton-Ryan - Gladstone, MO


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STERLING - Todd Andrew Froeter died of cancer on February 16, 2022 at Rock River Hospice and Home at the far too young age of 57.
Todd loved and was loved by so many, friends and family alike. He was born and raised in Sterling, and attended Newman Catholic High School. From a young age he became a beloved character, popular amongst friends, family, and especially women. He was always quick to a boisterous and hearty laugh, and found little difficulty in making those around him join in. He was a talented but modest musician and lover of music. He always loved gardening and found peace in working with the soil. He was a compassionate lifelong liberal, who always believed in the underdog. He never met a stranger, just friends he hadn't met yet. Todd always spoke the truth, and could be counted on for that.
Todd had 3 brothers, 1 half-brother and 4 sisters-in-law. He had 7 nieces and 4 nephews, who will forever remember him as the generous, fun-loving "Uncle Toddy," who they remember often saying "don't tell your parents we just did this."
He also had 8 great nieces and nephews, some who barely got to know him and hear about his shenanigans.
He was also blessed to have been welcomed as one of their own into the loving Padilla family, for which the Froeter family will forever be grateful.
No funeral will be held at this time. There will be a memorial celebration on June 4, 2022 at 2pm until ? at Champs Sport Bar & Grill, 9 E 3rd Street in Sterling, to celebrate Todd.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com