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Tom D. Swander

TIFFIN: Tom D. Swander, 58, of Tiffin, passed away at 4:28 p.m., Sunday, June 16, 2013 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.

Tom was born August 9, 1954, in Tiffin, to Virgil L. and Dorothy J. (Bare) Swander. He married Martha (Rathfelder) in Tiffin on August 18, 1972, and she survives in Tiffin.

Survivors include his mother, Dorothy of Tiffin; a son, Jason Swander of Tiffin; brothers, James Swander of Wooster, Richard Swander of California; and a granddaughter, Rylie D. Swander of Tiffin.

Tom retired from the Tiffin Paper Company and Tiffin Hardware where he worked for many years and recently sold real estate in the Tiffin area. Tom served in the United States Air Force for 2 years and the Ohio Air National Guard for 10 years. Tom was a 1972 graduate from Tiffin Columbian High School and enjoyed fishing in his spare time.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Virgil L. Swander.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2013 at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Tiffin with the Rev. Mark Brodbeck officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, from 4-7 p.m., at the funeral home. Military honor's will be rendered prior to the start of the service on Friday by the United Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Veterans Council or to the . On-line condolences may be left for the family at

Published in the News-Messenger on June 19, 2013
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