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Karle Oliver

June 2, 1970 — January 19, 2022

Van Wert

Karle Oliver, 51, of Van Wert, OH passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. He was born in New York on June 2, 1970, to the late Lauchland and Jean Matthews-Oliver.

Karle was a loyal New York Yankees fan. He was very proud of his New York roots and enjoyed cheering his team on through the years. He was also a car audio enthusiast and a lover of assorted genres of music. Karle worked for several years at Cooper Farms in Van Wert. He is survived by four sons, Rob (Julie) Cook of Marion, IN, Tony Oliver, and Malcolm Oliver of Van Wert, OH, and Isaiah Oliver of McArthur, OH; brothers, Terrance Oliver, Danny Oliver, Irving Oliver, and Clinton Oliver; sisters, Ollivette Oliver, Ernestine "Gretal" Sylvester, Rae Oliver, and Geneva Humphrey; three grandchildren, Princeton Oliver, Greyson Oliver-Wilder, and Mykah Cook. In addition to his parents, Karle was preceded in death by two brothers Robert Oliver and Lauchland Oliver, JR.

A celebration of life will be from 3 to 7 on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the EMR room in the extension building at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Karle`s memory may be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Cincinnati, OH..

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Van Wert County Fairgrounds

1055 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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