76, of Dover died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in the Hennis Care Centre at Dover. Born Sept. 24, 1937 in Dover he was a son of the late Albert and Caroline Rentsch Swegheimer. Fred was also preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Sandra Swegheimer. He was a 1956 graduate of Dover High School and attended Ohio State University and Kent State University. Following his education, Fred entered the real estate market and for the next 40 years he was the owner and operator of Swegheimer and Associates Real Estate. He was active with different real estate organizations including serving as president of the Tuscarawas County Board of Realtors. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Dover Historical Society and was a life member of the Dover Elks. In his younger years he had an adventurous side, having been a Golden Glove boxer, stock car driver and a scuba diver. Fred loved sports, especially watching his beloved Dover Tornadoes, Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns.
Fred will be sadly missed by his children, Ron Swegheimer and his fiance, Victoria Cole of Byesville, Jeff Swegheimer of New Philadelphia and Beth (Jeff) Hunter of Columbus; brothers, Bill (Barb) Swegheimer and Dan (Debbie) Swegheimer, both of Dover; grandson, Scott Swegheimer; granddaughters, Kim Bush and Kelly Bales and his former wife, Barbara Swegheimer.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Pastor Dotty Hartzell officiating. Friends can call in the funeral home on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Fred may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Historical Society at 325 East Iron Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 N Wooster Ave Dover, OH 44622
Published in The Times Reporter on Dec. 31, 2013