Oliver, Donald L.

Donald L. Oliver, 88 of Medina, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020. He was a man who loved life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed camping and riding motorcycles and if life ever gave him lemons, he definitely made sweet lemonade. Don was jokester with an awesome sense of humor. Above all else, he lived for his family and will be greatly missed.

Don is survived by his loving wife, Judith; daughters, Donna Gutowski (Merryl), and Tracy Ilkanic (Tom); grandchildren, Shauna Fischhaber (Lucas), Hadley Garufi, Hanna Ilkanic, and Braden Ilkanic; and great grandchildren, Joselyn Fischhaber, Asher and Micah Fischhaber, and Rosalie Garufi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Mildred Oliver; son, Randall Oliver; and a sister, Carolyn May.

The family will hold a private remembrance and celebration of Don’s life.

Posted in Obituaries.


  1. Tracey, Tom, Hanna and Braden and family, We are Lifting you in prayer at this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss. May perpetual light shine upon him.
    The Roksandich Family

  2. Tracy, Tom, Hanna, Braden, and Judy

    I am so very sorry about Don. Please accept my sincere condolences. I am truly sorry. If you need anything I’ll be here for you.

    Sharon Dunlap

  3. Judy,

    I am very sorry for your loss. Don and I had many great conversations here at Willowood. My sincere condolences.

    Sally Milliron

  4. Tracey,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Trish Thomas

  5. Judy, Tracy, Tom, Hanna and Braden,

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    ~Janie & Scott

  6. Tracy and Family, Jody and I are very sorry to hear about your loss. Hugs and prayers to you all. ❤️

  7. Judy and family we offer our heartfelt deepest sympathy, love, thoughts, and prayers on the passing of Don. How blessed we were to have Don cross our paths in life. Don was a gift to know, always so full of life with his jokes, jovial ways, and sense of humor.
    Our loving Lord will be holding Don in the palm of His hands & watching over him, until you meet again. Lovingly, Dave & Gloria Tews

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