John Kowaluk, age
83 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014.
He was born on
January 4, 1931 in Lackawanna, NY, to Teofil and Helen Kowaluk.
He was married to
Caroline (Galvez) Kowaluk, who survives of Chesterton.
He is also survived
by son, Gary John Kowaluk of Lawton, OK; daughter, Barbara Ann (Roger)
Kowaluk Spangle of Brenham, TX; sister, Mary (Joe) Villar of Boston, NY, and
grandchildren, Preston John Spangle, Jared Lee Grey Spangle, and Alexzander
John graduated from
Lackawanna High School in 1948. He obtained an Associate’s Degree in
Metallurgy from Erie County Technical College in 1952 where he played
baseball. He was Metallurgic Engineering Foreman at Bethlehem Steel and
retired after 42 years. He was a member of the U.S. Army and was a Korean
War Veteran. John was a member of the American Legion. He loved gardening,
golfing, bowling, model airplanes, and attending air shows.
services will be held at a later date.
being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.
may be left for the family at