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Kathleen Kowalski

1923 - 2017

Kathleen “Bugsie” Kowalski age 94 of Rogers City,
passed away May 25, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical
Center in Alpena.

She was born February 11, 1923 in Rogers City
to Ernest and Effie (Lamb) Dennis.

Kathleen graduated from Rogers City High School. She was self-employed
by H & R Block and retired after many years of tax preparation, She was
a mother and homemaker who loved to read, sew and participate in Bible
Studies. Treasured moments included weekly card games with family,
weekly bridge games with the ladies and playing the card game “13” with
her children and grandchildren.

Mrs. Kowalski is survived by:
her five children, Dennis and Patrick of Rogers City,
Jeffrey (Lana) of Rogers City,
Kathleen (David) Viegelahn of Rogers City and
Kerry Wood of Trenton;
nine grandchildren;
eight great grandchildren; and
niece, Jan Camper.

She was preceded in death by:
her husband Jerome;
grandson Travis;
her sister Thora (Ivan) Bannon, and
Son in Law, Robert Wood.

A private family memorial service will take place during the summer.
Memorial contributions may be given to MidMichigan Medical

Center-Alpena; Rogers City Tendercare Activity Room or a
Humane Society of your choice.

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Kathleen Kowalski – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI