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Glenn Nicholson services Wednesday

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Glenn Nicholson, age 91 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 in New Buffalo, Michigan.

He was born on March 10, 1923 in Furnessville to Martin William and Delia Grieger Nicholson, both of whom preceded him in death.

On May 2, 1948 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Chesterton he married Lois Spitler Nicholson who preceded him in death on July 4, 2014.

Surviving are his children James A. (Prescott) Nicholson of St. Cloud, Minnesota, Diane (Russell) Harper of Chesterton, Thomas (Vera) Nicholson of Chesterton and William (Marilyn) Nicholson of Chesterton, grandchildren Mary Nicholson of Chesterton, Neal Nicholson of Chesterton, Tanner Nicholson of St. Cloud, Minn., Michael Sipich and Steven Sipich both of Indiana, sister Fern Anderson of Chesterton and many nieces and nephews.

Glenn was also preceded in death by his grandson Martin William Nicholson and his brother Edwin Nicholson.

Glenn was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church where he was a youth leader, taught adult Sunday school and was a member of Luther League. He was a charter member and Captain Pine Township Volunteer Fire Department. He was a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for Porter County. While proudly serving his country in the United States Navy he was a Torpedo Man First Class. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. The Nicholson home was an “open home” for anyone, young and old, who needed a comfortable, welcoming place to stay.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation prior from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 W. 1100 N., Chesterton, with Pastor Erik Grayvold officiating. Burial will follow at Furnessville Cemetery, Furnessville, Ind.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton.

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Posted 8/4/2014