William (Bill) Charles Olinger
Passed away peacefully on January 17, 2017 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Christine Olinger, loving father of Bobby and Billy, and doting grandfather of Abby and Jimmy.
Bill attended George Washington High School and, following in his father's footsteps, became a union plumber with Local 38 immediately after graduation. He worked for the San Francisco Water Department for 30 years, where he became an accomplished union leader and cultivated lifelong friendships. Bill loved fishing, taking trips to Reno, and being surrounded by family and friends.
Friends may visit Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Saint Gabriel's Church, 2559 40th Avenue, San Francisco where a rosary will commence at 7pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday at 11am, also at Saint Gabriel's. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Immaculate Conception Academy: 3625 24th Street, San Francisco, 94110 where a memorial scholarship will be established in Bill's name.
Published by San Francisco Chronicle from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2017.