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Services and visitation Thursday for Jack H. Nilson, age 80

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Jack H. Nilson, age 80 of Chesterton, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019.

He was born on April 10, 1939, in Chicago, IL, to Harold and Linnea (Andersen) Nilson.

Jack is survived by two sons, Miles (Kimberly) Nilson, and Brad Nilson; grandchildren, James Nilson, Anthony Nilson, Heather Nilson, Ashley Nilson, Adam Nilson, Braiden Nilson; sister Diana Harwood; sister-in-law Carolyn Nilson; several nieces and nephews, many extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by father, Harold Nilson; mother, Linnea Nilson; infant son, Brian Nilson; and brother, Richard Nilson.

Jack worked for many years as a Machinist with Hobart Equipment Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and the outdoors. Jack was a reserved and thoughtful person. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Jack will be loved and remembered by all those who knew and loved him.

Funeral Ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 8/14/2019




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