Frank E. Orlowski Sr., 76, Tomahawk, a town of Dewey native and brother of two Portage County residents, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Ministry St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date in Tomahawk.
Brainard Funeral Home of Wausau assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.brainardfuneral.com.
Mr. Orlowski was born March 25, 1935, in the town of Dewey, a son of the late Joseph and Martha (Kawlewski) Orlowski.
He honorably served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years.
He was married to Germaine “Gerri” Cornelius on Nov. 3, 1956, in Antigo.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Frank Jr. (Sally) and John, both of Wausau; one daughter, Deb (Wayne) Johnson, Wausau; one brother, Adam, Plover; four sisters, Ceil (LaMar) Kluck, Stevens Point, Marge (Elmer) Pliska, Tennessee, Marion (Wayne) Minors, Kenosha, and Ann (Jack Aupperle) Springhoff, Kenosha; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth and Grace.