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Monday, November 14, 2016

Obituary: William C. Olsowsky, 88, Bliss


Bliss --- William C. Olsowsky of 7984 Dewitt Road died Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He was born on July 11, 1928 in Perry, a son of the late Harry and Julia Lapham Olsowsky. He married Anna M. Smith who predeceased him on February 13, 2016. He was a member of the Bliss Baptist Church and the Triluminar Masonic Lodge in Pike.
Bill was the former co-owner of the Eagle Inn, the town supervisor for the Town of Eagle for several years and a lifelong farmer.
Surviving are his children, Charlotte (Tim) Barlow of Freedom, Larry Olsowsky of Bliss, Rodney (Kate) Olsowsky of Pike, Keith Olsowsky of Hume, a daughter-in-law, Deb Olsowsky of Hendersonville, TN, 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, five sisters, Joyce (Bill) Sager of Castile, Sandy Barber of Bliss, Bonnie (Paul) Rogers of Bliss, Carol (Ike) Bailey of Indiana and Ron VanKuren of Texas.
In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by a son, Roger Olsowsky, a grandson, Nicholas, a brother Ralph VanKuren and a brother in law, Gail Barber.
There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Gainesville.
Memorials if desired to: Bliss Rescue Squad or the Bliss Baptist Church.