With great sadness we announce the passing of Edmund J. Ostrowski on Oct. 26, 2016 at his residence in Las Vegas, Nev. Ed was born Nov. 26, 1942 to the late Edmund and Bernadette (Crowe) Ostrowski. He attended local schools and graduated from Crosby High in 1959. He continued his education at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, S.C., graduating in 1963. Ed taught in Danbury, Conn. for one year. He then enlisted in the Officers Candidate School in the USMC. He was commissioned a second lieutenant and served a tour of duty in Vietnam as a Marine helicopter pilot and was promoted to captain. Upon his return to the States, he was enlisted to train new recruits in T-38s at Pensacola, Fla. He was later assigned to Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev. and remained there the rest of his life. Ed loved hiking, taking in nature, golfing, flying and he was an avid reader. He leaves behind his sister, Suzann Derek and husband Raymond Derek, and his nephew Raymond and niece Rebecca. He also leaves his special friend Sandra Mike. He was a faithful communicant at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for many years. Burial will be at Southern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Boulder City, Nev.

Posted in: Republican-American

Posted on: 2016-11-03

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