Walter Peter Olkowski, 68, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 29, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born in Detroit, Michigan to the late Kathryn Mader and Walter Olkowski. He is also preceded in death by his son, David Olkowski and his brother, Gary Olkowski.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife and high school sweetheart of 46 years, Linda; his son, Walter Peter Olkowski III (Michele); brother, Gregory Olkowski (Myrna); daughter-in-law, Melissa; grandchildren, Aubrey, Courtney, Michael and Kate; and two great-grandchildren, Mary-Elizabeth and Skylar.
As an officer with 30 years of service in the U.S. Navy, Walter retired in Virginia Beach. He has been attending Star of the Sea Catholic Church for the past 22 years with his wife.
The family welcomes friends and family to attend a mass of resurrection Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10AM with a gathering to follow at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1404 Pacific Ave., Virginia Beach, 23451. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.
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