Chesterton Tribune

Oliver Montgomery dies at 58

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Oliver F. Montgomery of Chesterton passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2011 in Valparaiso, IN. He was 58.

He was born Oct. 24, 1952 in Valparaiso to Oliver and Claire (Brown) Montgomery, who survive of Porter.

Oliver is also survived by his brothers, Wayne (wife Theresa) Montgomery of Chesapeake Bay, Md., Kevin Montgomery of Porter, and Scott (Joshina) Montgomery of Mechanicsberg, Pa.; and nephews and niece, Kenith, Lisa Marie and Matthew.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Bruce Montgomery.

Oliver worked as a Night Auditor for the Best Western in Portage. He previously managed hotels in Omaha, Neb. and Decatur, Ill. He was a recipient of the Kentucky Colonel Award. Oliver was a 25-year member of the Masonic Lodge #379. He was a Chapter Dad and an Area Representative for the Order of DeMolay and also received a Chevalier Degree in DeMolay.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 17 from 5 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donorís choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at




Posted 2/11/2011