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Helen Kowalski

Helen Kowalski

1913 - 2015

Helen Kowalski age 101 of Posen, passed away
at home on Thursday, July 30, 2015

She was born October 23, 1913 in Posen
to John and Martha (Andreus) Losinski

Mrs, Kowalski is survived by:
3 children, Geraldine (Wilbur) Konwinski of Posen,
Norman (Peggy) Kowalski of Rogers City and
Marcia (David) Leach of Rogers City;
19 grandchildren, Noreen (Jimmie) Patterson, Randal (Suzette) Kandow,
Nancy (Doug) Gwinn, Timothy (Angelica) Kandow,
Todd Kandow, Rick (Andrea) Konwinski,
Sue (Denny) McKinney, Lori Konwinski,
Coni (Mike) Karasinski, Kim (Matt) Litwinski,
Scott Konwinski, Amy (Dan) Scribner, Jackie Kabat,
Brandi Tulgestke, Kaeli (Brad) Dufresne,
Tyler (Kaelie Fairbanks) Kowalski, Stacie LaLonde,
Rene (DJ) Schwalbach and Holli (AC) Hengler;
42 great grandchildren;
1 step great grandchild,
24 great — great grandchildren;
3 step great — great grandchildren;
1 great — great — great granddaughter,
Also surviving are 1 sister-in-law, Martha Smith and many nieces and

She was preceded in death by:
husband, Frank on September 17, 1974;
1 daughter, Alice Kandow;
2 sons, Florian Kowalski and Robert J, Kowalski;
son-in-law, Gerald Kandow;
3 sisters, Mary Losinski, Clara Losinski and Florence Krumm;
7 brothers, Walter, Anthony, Frank, Floyd, Leonard, John and Edward

On November 25, 1929 Helen married Frank Kowalski at St. Casimir
Catholic Church in Posen. She was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic
Church and its rosary society, Mrs, Kowalski enjoyed playing bingo,
card games, reading, word search puzzles, the Detroit Tigers and dancing.
In October of 2013 Helen celebrated her Centennial year and received an
Apostolic Blessing from the Holy Father.

Friends may visit at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Tuesday, August 4th
from 9:00 a.m. until time of her Memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m. with
Fr, Sylvestre Obwaka officiating.

Inurnment will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School
in memory of Helen Kowalski,

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