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Walter Joseph Powell

September 22, 1944 March 21, 2021
Walter Joseph Powell
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Obituary for Walter Joseph Powell

Walter Joseph Powell was born September 22, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan to Walter and Josephine (nee: Zelachowski) Pawelkowski. He lost his battle to Glioblastoma on March 21, 2021 at the age of 76.

Walt is the beloved father of Kristy (Tom) Green and Kim Seets. Dear grandfather of Evan Green and Fischer and Rylan Seets. Dear brother of Linda (Dave Gibson) Krieger. Uncle of Melissa (Jorge) Cuellar and Jason (Becky Maas) Krieger. Walt is preceded in death but his parents; his brothers Ronald and Richard Pawelkowski, and two nephews Darrin and Jeffery Pawelkowski.

Walt was a Vietnam War Army Veteran where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He later worked as a Computer Technician at Chrysler for 35+ years. Upon his retirement from Chrysler he moved to Tennessee where he enjoyed working outside in his yard. Walt loved to spend time with his family especially his grandchildren.

Private family services will be held. Interment at a later date at Mountain Home Veteran’s Cemetery in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Memorials to the Fisher House Foundation, Michigan or U CAN-CER VIVE appreciated.


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Services are private.

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Fisher House of Michigan



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