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Bruce Oliver dies at age 70

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Bruce Oliver, age 70, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2014.

He was born in Chicago, Ill., on October 23, 1943, to Bruce A. and Lorraine (nee Karl) Oliver.

Bruce is survived by his mother, Lorraine Oliver of Westville, Ind.; sons, Scott Oliver of Chesterton, and Douglas Oliver of No. Car.; daughter, Judy Oliver of Brandenburg, Ky.; step-son, John (Sheree ) Hills of Tenn.; step-daughters, Debbie (Robert) Metcalf and Michelle (Michael) Osmolski both of Cape Coral, Fla.; brother, Brian (Sue) Oliver of Chesterton; sister, Janice Milam of Westville, Ind.; eleven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce A. Oliver II, his wife, Karen Oliver and his brother, Alan Oliver.

Bruce retired after 20 years in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post 170 and the VFW.

Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind. No services are being held at this time.

Arrangements by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 7/15/2014