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Information for Joseph Olenik Jr.
14 July, 1916 - 10 November, 1987
The Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1987

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Joe Olenik
Graveside services for Joe Olenik, Jr., 71, of Greenleaf, who died Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Parma Cemetery, Parma.
    The Revs. Kenneth Pitts of the Greenleaf Friends Church and Edwin Nichols of the Parma Church of the Nazarene will officiate, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Olenik was born July 1916, at Hardin, Mont., to Joseph and Victoria Norkin Olenik.  He was reared and educated in Hardin.
    He married Wanda Rokowinski Oct. 2, 1950, at Hardin.  They farmed north of Hardin for several years until moving in 1965 to Gooding, where they continued to farm.  In 1970, they moved to Parma, where he farmed until his retirement.  They moved in 1986 to Greenleaf, where they have since resided.
    He is survived by his wife of Greenleaf; a daughter, Susan Olenik of Wilder; a son, Joseph Olenik of Adrian, Ore.; a sister, Francis Herbel of Hardin; two brothers, Bill Olenik of Hardin and Ed Olenik of California; and four grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
    Memorials may be made to the Greenleaf Friends Church or the Parma Church of the Nazarene, in care of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83606.

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