Fred Land, Jr., 70, died at his home north of Hershey on Jan. 22, 2023.

Fred was born to Fred, Sr. and Peggy Land on Sept. 12, 1952 at Sutherland. He grew up on the family ranch north of Hershey and graduated from Sutherland High School.

Fred worked on the family ranch, drove a truck, worked for the Village of Sutherland, and did various jobs throughout his life.

He married Marilyn Swedberg and they had a son, Eric, then later divorced. Fred eventually moved back to the family ranch and lived there until his death. In his free time he enjoyed reading books.

Survivors include his mother, Peggy Land, and sister, Victoria Loving of North Platte; son, Eric Land of Clifton, Colo.; grandchildren, Andrew and Erica; and other family.

Fred was preceded in death by his father and brother-in-law, George Loving, Jr.

Cremation was chosen and services will be at a later date. Odean Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com.

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