Obituary – Lt. Col. Warren T. Kwiecinski

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Lt. Col. Warren T. Kwiecinski

Lt. Col. Warren T. Kwiecinski

Lt. Col. Warren T. Kwiecinski, (USAF Retired), passed away Friday, January 15, 2016. Warren was born December 17, 1933 in Milwaukee, WI. He has resided in Bossier City since 1970 when he was stationed at Barksdale AFB.

Warren spent four years in the U. S. Navy before becoming a pilot in the U. S. Air Force. During his career, Warren flew the AC-119 Gunship and KC-135 Tanker, was a flight instructor, and a commander of the 913th Refueling Squadron. He was a decorated veteran of 24 years.

After retirement from military service, he was a safety inspector for Morton Thiokol for several years. He and Mary Ann spent his remaining retirement years traveling across country in their RV.

Warren was survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary Ann, his three children: Kristina Bowman, Karen Poss, Cory Kwiecinski, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

A memorial service officiated by Monsignor Provenza will be held Saturday, January 23 at 5:30 PM, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Shreveport. Following Warren’s last wishes, his remains have been donated to the LSU Medical School.

In lieu of flowers, the family request Warren be honored by donations to The Disabled American Veterans Organization (dav.org).