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Services Thursday for Oliver W. Montgomery

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Oliver W. Montgomery, age 90 of Porter, IN, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017.

He was born on December 18, 1926, in Pittsburg, PA, to Elizabeth (Werth) and Oliver S. Montgomery.

He was married on September 16, 1950, to Claire (Brown) Montgomery, who survives.

He is also survived by his sons, Wayne (Theresa), Kevin, and Scott (Joshina) Montgomery, and grandchildren, Kenith, Lisa, and Matthew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sons Bruce and Oliver Montgomery.

Oliver was a U.S. Navy Veteran and past master of the Calumet Lodge 379. He was a member of the York Rite Bodies in Valparaiso, Scottish Rite in South Bend, past patron of the Order of the Eastern Star and past royal patron of the Amarth. He was active with Demole Boys and Boy Scouts of America. Oliver was an elder of St. Johnís United Church in Chesterton and enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time outdoors.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304, with Pastor Terry Rhine officiating.

Memorial visitation will be on Thursday, December 28, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service, at the funeral home with a Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m. Cremation services will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice Foundation, 900 Cooper Street, Jackson, MI, 49202.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 12/26/2017




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