Edward “Quick” Kowalewicz U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Veteran served in Okinawa & Vietnam. Loving father of Edward (Denise) Kowalewicz, Robert (Santa) Kowalewicz, Patricia (Ron) Rickman & Steven (Jody) Kowalewicz. Cherished grandfather of Tessa, Sam, Zachary, Joseph, Breanna, Michael & Jason. Dear brother of Charles (Brenda) Kowalewicz, Adam (Jeanne) Kowalewicz, Donna (Steve) Larson, Pam Heaver, Ron Heaver, Sharon (Scott) Deppe & the late Patricia (Claude) Wagner. Fond uncle of many nieces & nephews. Resting at Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, 5570 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn where services will take place Thursday at 8:30 pm. Interment private. Visitation Thursday from 2 pm until the time of services at 8:30 pm. Founder of M.A.K.A.Member of the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Vaughan Chapter of Paralyzed Veteran’s of America, 2235 Enterprise Dr., Suite 3501, Westchester, IL 60154 would be greatly appreciated.