Bill G. Olenski, 83, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on October 9, 1934 in Kincaid, the son of Zygmunt and Sophie (Truskowski) Olenski. He married Billie J Yost on June 23, 1962 in Pawnee. Bill retired from the FBI in Springfield after 39 years of service. Over the years he enjoyed gardening, yard work, and could repair anything. Above all he was a devoted grandfather.

He is survived by his wife: Billie J. Olenski; son: Robert G. Olenski (Karen); daughter: Kristi Olenski (Mark Gesell); grandchildren: Ryan Olenski, Brentyn Olenski, Arynne Olenski, Roman Olenski-Gesell, and Asher Olenski-Gesell; niece: Shauna Beeman-Kalaskie (Mike); and 2 great nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandchild: Ashton Olenski; and sister: Judy Beeman.

Mr. Olenski will be cremated and a private family memorial service will be held at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville. Memorials may be made to the American Liver Foundation in his name. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Bill, or condolences to the family, may be left online at

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