|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1947|
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 2009|
Thomas "Tom" Orlowski
1947 -- 2009
Thomas (Tom) Anthony Orlowski, 61, of Kenosha, passed away Sept. 11, 2009, at Saint Joseph's Hospital from complications due to a head injury.
Tom is a veteran of the Vietnam war, where he earned the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, three expert marksman badges, and the Bronze Star for Exemplary service. He proudly served from March 1967 to January 1973. Tom, born Oct. 28, 1947, grew up in Kenosha, the oldest son of Tony and Agnes Orlowski. As a teenager, he found a love for pool and billiards and perfected his game throughout his life. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors, both camping and hunting with his brother, Pat. Later in life, Tom became a volunteer leader in the Boy Scouts in which he created special memories with his son, Jacob. He also had wonderful times with his daughter, Amy, over blue moon ice cream in Eagle River, Wis. Tom worked for ARAMARK for 30 years from which he retired and was able to pursue his passion, pool; he won many tournaments and awards. Nothing, however, compared to the happiness he found in playing with his granddaughter, Alayna.
Tom is survived by his wife, Lynn; and two children, Jacob Orlowski and Amy Orlowski. He also leaves behind granddaughter, Alayna. Tom is also survived by his mother and stepfather, Agnes and John Gentz; brother and sister-in-law, Patrick (Pat) and Carolyn Orlowski; sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Kent Beganski; as well as many in-laws, nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Antone (Tony) Orlowski.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Sept. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church 74th St. and 39th Ave. Interment, will full military honors, to follow at All Saint Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the mass at St. Mary Catholic Church.
All Saints Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 16, 2013
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