Douglas Scott Olinger 75, died Monday, May 14, 2018 at Northcare Hospice in Kansas City.
Cremation has taken place. Interment later at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
Doug's childhood was spent in Iola, Kan. moving to Columbia in 1956.
He graduated from Hickman High in 1960 and joined the U.S. Navy serving aboard the USS Hanson during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged.
In 1963, he entered the insurance business in Kansas City.
Survived by daughter, Kimberly Fitch; son, Gregory Olinger; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; brother, Dan; and sister, "Deanie" Olinger.
Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Imogene (Saar) Olinger.
Memorial contributions in Doug's memory designated to a musical garden at Bowlus Fine Arts Center, 205 E. Madison, Iola, Kan. 66749
Online condolences www.kccremation.com.