John W. Szalewski, 89
John served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. In 1951 he joined the Omaha Police Department where he proudly served for over 30 years. After retirement, John worked as the Chief Security Officer at Boys Town National Research Hospital. He was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Parish and coached baseball, football and basketball. John loved flying along with being a flight instructor. He had a passion for playing the accordion and enjoyed attending polka dances.
Preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Lou (Antczak) Szalewski and son-in-law Louis Cavalieri.
Survived by his five children Kay (John) Podjenski, John Paul (Tina) Szalewski, Tom (Lori) Szalewski, Judy (John) Thompson, and Janet (Jim) Middleton; also his 17 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; plus 3 soon-to-be great grandchildren.
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