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Norbert C. Kontowicz

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Kontowicz, Norbert C. Age 91, passed away peacefully at Brookfield Rehab on March 12, 2014. Loving father of Steven (Vicky) Kontowicz and Mary (Tom) Kavanagh. Dear grandfather of Julia Kavanagh. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, Dolores. Norb was a graduate of Pulaski High School and Marquette University School of Journalism. As a member of the Army Air Corps stationed in Washington DC during World War II, he was part of a select unit in charge of Air Force One and breaking enemy codes. He began his career as a reporter in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, and eventually joined the Milwaukee Sentinel where he spent 30 years, retiring as the Feature Editor. Visitation for Norbert will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 4:00-7:00 PM. Another Visitation at St. Leonard Catholic Church, W173 S7743 Westwood Dr., on Wednesday from 9:30-10:15 AM followed by Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM, at St. Leonard's Church. Private entombment will take place at St. Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Leonard's Church Endowment Fund.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Mar. 16, 2014
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