Obituary Notices and Memorials


OLENICK, William Bill
OLENICK, William 'Bill' Died on August 26, 2012, in Houston, Texas of liver failure at the age of 60 years. Bill was born in Torrance, Calif., in 1951, to the late Bill Olenick and Mollie Sperling Olenick. The family moved to the Antelope Valley in 1959, and Bill lived there until 2004. He then moved to his favorite place to be, West Yellowstone, Mont. He loved fishing on the Madison River! In April of this year he relocated to Houston, Texas, to be near his daughter, Autumn, and her family; husband Rene, and grandchildren; Andrew, Alexander and Anthony. In addition he is survived by a son, Michael Olenick and his girlfriend, Sabra of West Yellowstone, Mont., also by his beloved mother Mollie Olenick of Phoenix, Ariz., and siblings sisters Connie Rice of Midland, Ga., Beverly Huth (Greg) of West Yellowstone, Mont., Karen Berry (Wayne) of Phoenix, Ariz., and a brother, Robert Olenick (Patrick Apfel) of Lincoln City, Ore. His oldest son, Joseph Olenick preceded him in death in 2003. Bill graduated from A.V. High and from UCLA he received a degree in Political Science. He was involved in local politics serving on the Antelope Valley High School Board of Trustees for many years and even running for State Senator one year. Bill was retired from LA Co. Probation Dept., where he worked as a Probation Officer. Special thanks go out to his former wife, Sally Restivo of Houston, Texas, and the staff of Clearlake Hospital and Kindred Care Hospital in Clearlake, Texas for the excellent care given to him. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends! Cremation services pending.

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