Patricia (Trish) Kowalski, 52, of Grand Island, died Friday, March 22, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church with a family prayer service at 10:15 am. The Reverend Jack Gillam will officiate. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Tuesday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
Trish was born on April 20, 1960 at Beaumont, Texas to Jerry and Glenna (Myers) Will. She grew up and received her education in Port Acres, Texas. In the early 1980’s Trish moved to Grand Island where she met Alvin Kowalski, Jr.
Trish and Alvin were married on September 6, 1987 on the Kowalski family farm, where they eventually made their home. Trish worked at the Saddle Club for 20 years. She loved the outdoors, spending time on the farm and most of all attending the school events of her children. She had a big heart with an outgoing personality that touched the lives of everyone she met. She was a loving and caring mother, and also was an exceptional cook. Mr. Kowalski preceded her in death on December 8, 2003.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Trish is survived by her three sons, Alvin Kowalski III and his fiancé Meghann Uden, Cole Kowalski and Arron Kowalski, all of Grand Island; her daughter, Katy Kowalski of Grand Island; a brother and his family from Texas; and a brother-in-law, Randy Kowalski of Grand Island.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Alvin Kowalski, Jr.