Cedric R. Olinger, 23, of Milwaukee was called home to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek after a 14 month battle with cancer.
Cedric was born on February 7, 1997 in Milwaukee the son of Curtis and Supapon (Aumlauntasak) Olinger. He was a very involved in Boy Scouts attaining the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 530 that eventually led him to become a Combat Medic with the Wisconsin Army National Guard where he earned the rank as a Specialist. Cedric loved anything to do with cooking, reading about it, watching cooking shows and spending time in the kitchen where he made an amazing Jambalaya. His hobbies include technology; he was very talented with computers and had even built two computers on his own. He always wanted to learn more and spent time watching YouTube videos to gain knowledge. Above all Cedric enjoyed nature and being outdoors, he loved animals and people. Cedric had a heart of gold and touched the lives of so many people; he will be dearly missed by everyone who was blessed to have known him.
Cedric is survived by his father Curtis, loving companion Jessica Laughlin, paternal grandparents James and Barbara Olinger. He is also survived by a number of other relatives and many friends.
A funeral service for Cedric will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Schmutzler-Vick Funeral Home in Watertown with Pastor Paul Stevens presiding. Visitation will take place at the funeral home from 11:00am until the time of service.
Memorials in Cedric’s honor to Be The Match at https://www.bethematchfoundation.org/site/Donation and The American Red Cross https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/ would be appreciated.