Christopher Ryan Oliva (1999 - 2018)


Christopher Ryan Oliva, 19 of Omaha, formerly of Glenwood, died Jan. 19, 2018, in Omaha. He was born Jan. 12, 1999, in Mesa, Ariz. to Richard J. and Deborah R. (Stallings) Oliva. Chris graduated from Glenwood High School in 2016. He was united in marriage to Nikayla Leigh Elder on Sept. 22, 2017 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife Nikayla Oliva; daughter, Sophia Oliva of Omaha, and their daughter, Constance Oliva to arrive in July; parents, Richard and Deborah Oliva of Glenwood; brothers, Michael (Rachel) Merrill of Gilbert, Ariz. and Richard Oliva of Glenwood.
Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. and Celebration of Life is at 7 p.m. at Peterson Mortuary. A memorial fund has been established at Glenwood State Bank. Emerald green and ruby red are requested colors to wear.
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212 South Locust Street
Glenwood, IA 51534
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Published in The Opinion-Tribune on Jan. 24, 2018