Henry “Hank” M. Kowalski Jr., 74 of Orland Park, died suddenly on Sept. 27.
He is survived by his wife Carol (nee Stengel), his children Kim (Sam) Bersamin, Louise (Jesus) Togawa of Guam, Kevin (Nilda) Kowalski, Derrick Kowalski of Guam, Late Jenny LeHouillier, Tom Mittler, Steve (Laura) Mittler of Manteno, Dan (Barb) Mittler of Oak Forest, Ricky (Paula) Mittler of Orland Park, Bob Mittler, Tim (Lisa) Mittler of Palos Park, Sharyl Mathes of Orland Park, Jonathan Mittler and Brian Mittler. Grandfather of 27, great-grandfather of three. Brother of Marilyn Kowalski and the late Marlene Kowalski.
Mr. Kowalski retired from Continental Can Co. after 30 years of employment. He served in the Navy from 1958-1962. He was Past-Commander and life member of Bremen Post 2791 VFW, member of the Motorcycle Club.
Visitation is to be held today (Thursday) from 3 to 9 p.m., at Heartland Memorial Center 7151 W. 183rd St., Tinley Park. Funeral Friday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Military honors to follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.