Thomas L. Sweitzer

  • Born: May 31, 1946
  • Died: January 7, 2014
  • Location: Milledgeville, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

520 Holcomb Avenue
Milledgeville, IL 61051

Tel. (815) 225-7154

Tribute & Message From The Family

Thomas L. Sweitzer, age 67 of Milledgeville died Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Thomas was born May 31, 1946 in Rural Lanark, the son of Oliver and Ruth (Koeller) Sweitzer. He married Nancy Hughes on October 15, 1977 in Savanna. Thomas worked at Polhill's Implement as a tractor mechanic for 39 years. He was a township trustee for Elkhorn Grove Township for many years. Thomas was a member of the Tired Iron Club in Montana and enjoyed going to Blues Festivals and listening to music. Tinkering and fixing things was his life.

Survivors include his wife Nancy of Milledgeville, one daughter Allison Eilers of Minneapolis, MN, one sister Connie (Dave) Blevins of Milledgeville, one brother Mike (Catherine) Sweitzer of Lanark, four nieces Jessica Sweitzer of San Antonio, TX, Trisha (Mike) Bolen of Polo, Katey Blevins of Forreston, and Karla Neuschwanger of Freeport, five nephews Mike (Stephanie) Sweitzer of Lanark, Chad Sweitzer of Los Angeles, CA, Charles (Leslie) Neuschwanger of Polo, Jim (Andrea) Neuschwanger of Polo, and DJ (Marcie) Blevins of Lanark, father-in-law Donald Hughes of Savanna, and brother-in-law Donald Hughes, Jr. of Aransas Pass, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother-in-law Norma Hughes.

Visitation will be from 5-7PM Friday, January 10, 2014 at Milledgeville United Methodist Church in Milledgeville. Funeral Service will be Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at the church with Reverend Yeonshin Rosa Lee officiating. Burial will be at Elkhorn Grove Cemetery in Milledgeville.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.