Obituary: William “Bill” A. Oliver, 61, of Janesville

William “Bill” A. Oliver, of Janesville, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, November 6, 2023 at the age of 61. Bill was born in Rice Lake, Wisconsin on March 10, 1962, the son of George “Jim” and Janice (Knudson) Oliver. After graduating from Stevens Point High School in 1981, Bill went on become an Officer with the Whitewater Police Department, serving from 1991 until his retirement in 2016. Bill married Irene (Nankya) Oliver on June 11, 2004 in Jefferson County, and they were blessed with a son, Andrew. In his retirement, Bill enjoyed working part-time at Enterprise Car Rental as a driver, and always looked forward to his time at the Lakehouse in Chippewa Falls with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Irene Oliver; his son, Andrew Oliver; siblings: Cathy Corbeil, Marcus Oliver, Jonathan (Melissa) Oliver and Dave (Sheila) Oliver; mother in-law, Corney Derodra; six siblings in-law; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents, George “Jim” and Janice Oliver; and his father in-law, Joseph Nsubuga.

A celebration of life gathering will be held on a later date. SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting his family. For online condolences and guestbook, please visit:

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