Frederick Charles Hueglin III
Feb. 8, 1948 — Feb. 25, 2016
After a period of failing health, Frederick Charles Hueglin III, 68, went to sleep peacefully at his home on Thornton Lake on Feb. 25.
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he moved to Tenafly, New Jersey, in second grade. In high school he entertained his love of cooking by working in the school cafeteria and his love of football by being on the team. After graduation he earned a culinary arts degree from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Following that he entered the hotel and restaurant management program at Oklahoma State College. He was a chef for many years.
He traveled globally from Sweden to Australia, stationed in Germany while in the Army. His latest adventure was a trip to Alaska last summer.
After years as a chef he graduated nursing school in Keene, New Hampshire, and worked as EMT, ambulance driver and nurse in various orthopedic and hospital clinics.
In 2003 he moved to Albany. He loved contra dancing where he met Tracy Stewart whom he married in 2009. His other passions were old British cars, a Triumph and 1966 Land Rover, drummer in a Salem bagpipe band, BMW motorcycles, and canoeing and kayaking.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Tanya Alexander and husband Dave Hood of Driggs, Idaho; daughter Shawn Hueglin and husband Charles Bauknecht and much awaited granddaughter Madeline Bauknecht of Huntington Beach, California; and sisters Darah Latourelle of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Barbara Hughston of Dana Point, California. He had four stepsons, Karl Reichmuth, Steve Reichmuth and Matt Stewart of Chandler, Arizona, and Kris Reichmuth of Adair Village, and their wives and children.
His parents, Dorothy Campbell Hueglin and Frederick Charles Hueglin Jr., preceded him in death.
Crown Memorial in Salem is handling arrangements. There will be a celebration of life later in the spring.