Chesterton Tribune

Delmer A. Olson service set for Tuesday

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Delmer A. Olson, age 78 of LaPorte, Ind., formerly of Chesterton, passed away Thursday March 22, 2012 in Chicago.

On June 3, 1933 he was born in Chesterton to Alfred and Margaret Michaels Olson, both of whom preceded him in death.

Delmer is survived by his children Kay (Al) Zorn of Naperville, Ill., Dale Olson of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Mark (Michelle) Olson of Chesterton; his grandchildren Heather (Matt) Long, Becca Zorn and Aaron Zorn of Naperville, Ill., Cody Olson, Dylan Olson, and Kennedy Olson, all of Chesterton and his great-granddaughter Abbey Diane Long, of Naperville, Ill.

Delmer is also survived by his siblings Gene Olson, of Colorado, and Marlene Valpatic, of Florida.

Delmer was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton. He was also a member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge 1623, the Michigan City Moose Lodge, American Legion Post 170 and the Porter County Farm Bureau. Delmer was a life long farmer, and enjoyed collecting and repairing antique tractors as a hobby.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, with Pastor Jane Aicher officiating. Burial will be at the Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2012 at the funeral home.

For additional information please call White-Love Funeral Home, 219-926-1309.


Posted 3/29/2012