Dakota Joe Olinger, 22, of New Castle passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.
Dakota was a self employed construction worker. He enjoyed fishing and was of the Catholic faith. He was known for always being a jokester but he was always there for everyone if they needed anything. His most cherished time was spent with his son and family.
Survivors include his mother and father, Tonya and Joseph Yhelka; father, Randy Olinger; fiancé, Kayla Kendrick; son, Dakota Allen Olinger; unborn son due in November; grandparents, Peggy and Tim Casuccio and Jane Olinger; three sisters, Ashley Shirley, Rachel Olinger, and Linda Yhelka and seven brothers,Kenneth, Stephen, and Dustin Shirley, Dylan, Travis, and Kaydan Olinger and Nathan Yhelka.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Joey Yhelka.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, October 5 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City. A Blessing Service will be held on Friday at 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.