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JANICE K. SWENDSEID
October 6, 2020
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Janice Kay Swendseid (nee Potts), age 66 and a resident of Oberlin, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain after a brief illness.
Janice was a born February 8, 1954 in Columbus, Mississippi to the late Charles W. and Annie D. (nee Johnson) Potts. She was a 1972 graduate of Pickens Academy in Carrollton, Alabama. Following high school Janice attended Ladow Technical College. Janice was a former employee of the Pickens County Circuit Court where she worked as a clerk. While working at the courthouse she met her future husband Nickolas G. Swendseid. They were married November 21, 1981. During the 1980s they relocated to Oberlin and remained there. While residing in Ohio Janice was employed by the former Ted Jacobs, a women's retail clothing store and worked there until the store was closed. Along with her husband, Janice and Nick worked together in research for gas and oil companies. Her hobbies include home remodeling and decorating, gardening, and cooking for family in the southern style.
Survivors include her husband of 38 years Nick Swendseid, her daughter Catherine "Michelle" Tilley of Oberlin, and a brother Michael (Susan) Potts of Alabama.
Family will receive friends 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Garland-Misencik Funeral Home, 851 Park Avenue, Amherst. There will be a 1:30 p.m. graveside service at Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin following the visitation.