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Dorothy Elice (Bruski) Kowalski

November 11, 1935 ~ August 30, 2018 (age 82)

Dorothy Elice Kowalski, 82, of Alpena passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Dorothy Bruski was born November 11, 1935 in Posen to the late Frank and Cecelia (Buza) Bruski. On August 3, 1957, she married C. Robert Kowalski. Dorothy was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Rosary Group #1. She enjoyed quilting and gardening.

Surviving are her husband, C. Robert; 5 children, Diane (David) Denis, Glen (Shelly) Kowalski, Karen (Donald Bossardet) Kowalski, Robert (Claire) Kowalski, Annette (Jeffrey) Deppong; 10 grandchildren, Matthew (fiancée Katie Dawson) Denis, Ellen Denis, Marie (Bill) Campbell, Katherine (Dave Willis) Bossardet, Paul Bossardet, Zachary Kowalski, Nicholas Kowalski, Brenden Kowalski, Brian (Katie) Deppong, Benjamin Deppong; 2 great grandchildren, James, Alexander Campbell; three siblings, Arthur Bruski, Regina Taratuta, Blanche (Ervin) Mulka; three sisters-in-law, Virginia Bruski, Annette (Mike) LaMarre, and Delores Bruski.

Mrs. Kowalski was preceded in death by her siblings, Aloysius Bruski, Florian Bruski, Louis Bruski, Bernard Bruski, Anthony Bruski, Helen Gryniewicz, Alphonse Bruski, Casimir Bruski, Alice Bruski, and Frank Bruski.

Visitation will take place on Sunday at Bannan Funeral Home from 2-7 p.m. with the Rosary at 3 p.m. and parish prayer service at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue Monday at St. Mary Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Msgr. David Greka officiating.

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials:  All Saints Parish or McLaren Hospice

Donations may be made to:

All Saints Parish
817 Sable Street, Alpena MI 49707

McLaren Homecare & Hospice
2078 West M-32, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-1156