Anthony C. Ostahowski, 95, of Midland passed away on April 23, 2020 at Independence Village. He was born on April 12, 1925 to the late Joseph and Mary (Commora) Ostahowski. On August 30, 1947 he married Ruth Palmer and they shared 72 wonderful years together before she predeceased him on July 27, 2018.
Anthony served his country in the United States Army during WWII as a Private First Class Combat Infantryman in the 10th Mountain Division, Company G, 85th Regiment, liberating Northern Italy of Nazi occupations. He was honorably discharged having earned 2 Bronze stars.
Anthony worked as a tool and die maker for Dow Chemical retiring after 43 years. He was a lifelong member of St. Brigid’s Catholic Church and loved hunting and fishing but most of all he loved his family.
Anthony is survived by his children, Dr. Gary (Vera) Ostahowski, Dr. Mark (Suzanne) Ostahowski, Janice Nelson, his grandchildren, Dr. Paige Ostahowski, Robyn (Jordan) Gill, Brooke Ostahowski, Dan (Dr. Daniela) Ostahowski, Kate (Andrew) Rentsch and great grandchildren, Cameron, Kaycee, Ryann and August Anthony.
A private burial has taken place at New Calvary Cemetery. A Memorial Service to honor Anthony’s life will be celebrated at a later date.
A special thanks to all of those individuals who provided such tremendous care for Tony in his last years at Independence Village memory care.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Brigid of Kildare.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Ostahowski family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.