Norman L. Oliver, 70, of Coon Valley

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Norman L. Oliver, 70, of Coon Valley, died Friday July 28, 2017 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He was born November 8, 1946 to Clifford and Myrtle (Hooverson) Oliver. He attended school in Viroqua and Westby.  Norman helped farm and worked at the Chaseburg Creamery after graduation.  He enlisted in the US Navy in the spring of 1966 and was honorably discharged in 1972 after serving two tours in Vietnam.  He worked at the Chaseburg Creamery, Sara Lee Bakery, Westby Creamery and Wis-Pak, retiring in 2004 due to his health.  He was married to Joyce Oliver and they were later divorced.

He is survived by a sister, Georgann Carley of Beaumont, CA; 2 brothers, Dennis (Bonnie) Oliver of La Crosse and Tom (Karen) Oliver of Coon Valley; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held Wednesday August 2, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. officiated by Rev. Steven Oldre.  Burial with military honors will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in La Crosse.  Online condolences may be offered at

The family would like to thank the staff at Gundersen Health System, the Coon Valley First Responders, Tri-State Ambulance and the many special neighbors on Nelson Street for their excellent care and assistance.

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written by Steve and Deb Oliver, August 02, 2017
Sorry for your loss. We are unable to attend the service. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve and Deb.
written by John and Dawn Thorud, August 02, 2017
we are sorry for your loss
written by Barb Wolfe, August 06, 2017
I just this morning at church heard about Norman's passing. I am so sorry to hear this. I used to enjoy our visits when I worked at Tuffy's store in Chaseburg. May he rest in peace!!!

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