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Arlene Kowalewsky

1932 - 2020

Arlene J. Kowalewsky age 87 of Rogers City passed away at home on February 8, 2020.

She was born April 18, 1932 in Belknap Township to Alfred and Mildred (Schroeder) Bade.

Arlene graduated from Rogers City High School in 1950. On August 14, 1954,  she married Dean Kowalewsky at St. Michael Lutheran Church in Belknap. Mrs. Kowalewsky was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Rogers City. She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, traveling and polka dancing. She received the most enjoyment when spending time with her family.

She is survived by six children, Tim (Wren) Kowalewsky of Stockbridge, Kyle (Donna) Kowalewsky of Posen, Terry (Barb) Kowalewsky of Presque Isle, Wade (Denise) Kowalewsky of Alpena, Lisa (John) Hubbard of East Jordan and Lyn Kowalewsky of Alpena; nine grandchildren, Hannah, Etta, Taylor, Kelsey, Austin, Dean, Tyler, Mae and Madelaine; three brothers, Elroy (Valerie) Bade, Duane (Rita) Bade and Durward (Gayle) Bade.

Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, Dean on November 6, 1994 and a brother, Melvin (Lottie) Bade.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday, February 13th from 4-8 with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at St. John Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until time of her funeral at 11 a.m. with Pastor J. Derek Riddle officiating.

Burial will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. John Radio Fund, St. John Lutheran School or a charity of your choice.

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Arlene Kowalewsky – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI