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
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