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Obituary for Ambrose T. Pawlowski, ‘Doc’

April 4, 1929 – September 25, 2023

Ambrose T. Pawlowski, “Doc,” 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023.

Ambrose T. Pawlowski

Ambrose was born in Milwaukee on April 4, 1929, to the late Thaddeus Pawlowski and Marie (née Tomanski) Pawlowski.

He married his beloved wife, the former Shirley Czajkowski, celebrating 69 years of marriage. She preceded him in death on Nov. 8, 2021.

Ambrose served in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Survivors include his children, Dale (Debbie) Pawlowski, Karen (Jeff) Jankowski, Glen Pawlowski, Sharon Wroblewski, Sandi Springer, Dean (Sharon) Pawlowski and Lori (Jeff) Kaminski; grandchildren, Ryan (Susan) Jankowski, Jason Jankowski, Leah Jankowski, Adam Pawlowski, Angela Wroblewski, Jesse Wroblewski, Denny Pawlowski, Steven Pawlowski, Garrett Kaminski and Sasha Kaminski; and five great-grandchildren. Ambrose is also survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, David Wroblewski.


A Mass of Christian Burial for Ambrose will be held at noon on Oct. 3 at St. Mary by the Lake Catholic Church, celebrated by Rev. Patrick O’Laughlin. Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family from 10 a.m. until the time mass. Entombment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Milwaukee.

Obituary and photo of Ambrose T. Pawlowski courtesy of Purath-Strand Funeral Home.

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