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Services Saturday for Joie L. Ols, age 87

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Joie L. Ols, age 87 of Porter, IN passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 in Valparaiso, IN.

She was born on December 4, 1930, in LaFollete, TN, to Tivis and Carrie (Irvine) Meredith.

Joie is survived by her son, Mark (Patricia) Ols; grandchildren, Kelly (Damion) Unland, Kathleen (Zakk) Mitchell and Matthew Ols; great-grandchildren, Shae, Cheyanne, and Angelena Unland.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ols; daughter, Pamela Fleischman; parents, Tivis and Carrie; sisters, Willie Smith and Oral Alexander; brothers, John Meredith and Tivis Meredith, Jr.

Joie enjoyed gardening, walks in the Dunes, her dogs, loved music and was an avid NBA fan. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Her grandchildren were the loves of her life.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

There will be a memorial visitation held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 8/8/2018




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