HUNTLEY – Bernice Kowalski, 90, of Huntley, died peacefully Sept. 27, 2013.|
Bernice was born in Poland on Nov. 25, 1922. She married Walter Kowalski in Germany.
She was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed cooking. She was a Holocaust survivor. Later in life, she moved to Huntley and was a proud member of St. Mary Church and the Sun City Polish Club.
She is survived by her children, Walter (Helen) Kowalski Jr., Teresa Gresher, Mary Ann (Mike) Hedderman and Edward Kowalski; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Emilka Marzeqska; and Aunt Bielecka.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10703 Dundee Road, Huntley. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Marion Joy Rehab Center in Wheaton.
For further information, please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Sept. 29, 2013