WALTER RAWSKI

Walter John Rawski lived for 98 years. He was born January 3, 1920, and died January 12, 2018. Walt, as most called him, was son to Anna and Joseph, brother to Helen, Alice, Chester, Joseph and Leonard. He was husband to Genevieve “Jean” for 65 years. They all preceded him in death. Walt was father to sons, Tom and Jim (Melody) Rawski and daughter, Amy Clough. He was grandfather to Kearsten (Marc), Brian (Minda) and Andy. He was great-grandfather to Emma, Kathryn, Jackson, Kaylen, Grayson and Aidan. Walt was a WWII U.S. Army veteran, spending four years in the South Pacific valiantly earning a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was active in scouting, earning the highest level of Eagle Scout. Walt retired from the Toledo Edison Company in 1982. He enjoyed bowling in his younger years and golf in his retirement until the age of 94. After retirement, Walt and Jean began traveling, wintering in Florida and gambling in Vegas. They also took several trips abroad visiting Germany, Austria, Poland and Mexico. Walt was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a 70-year member of the IBEW. Please join Walter’s family for a Funeral Mass to celebrate his good life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 5153 North Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio. Arrangements have been entrusted to Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe (419) 476-9176. Tom, Jim and Amy would like to thank the staff of Vibrant Life Assisted Living in Temperance, Michigan, where he’s lived since May 2017. Special thanks to his care friends Irene, Al, Jenny, Amy, Brenda and Jack. We would also like to thank Great Lakes Caring Hospice of Michigan for making Walter’s last few months as comfortable as possible. If you would like to make a memorial donation, please consider Great Lakes Caring Hospice of Michigan, 900 Cooper Street, Jackson, MI 49202 in Walter’s name. Please view and share condolences at www.sujkowski .com. “God speed, Dad–We’ll take it from here.”

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