• "She was such a sweet woman that lit up the room when she..."
    - Angela Herrera

Virginia "Virge" Kowalkowski DYER, IN - Virginia "Virge" Kowalkowski, age 96, late of Dyer, IN formerly of the East Side, passed away July 12, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Loving mother of Nancy (Kenneth) Williams, James (Beverly) Kowalkowski, Linda (Gregory) Basinski, and the late Carol (Frank) Nowak. Cherished grandmother of Arlene (Frederick) Scott, Michelle Nowak, Amy (Joshua) Long, Jill (Rob) Jureczko, Kristen (Jonathan) Bifro, Lauren Kowalkowski, and the late Natalie Nowak. Dearest great granny of Emily, Gabriela, Connor, Ava, Lydia, Elliot, Lily, Vivian, Jude, and Miles. Dear sister of Stephanie Dybowski. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents and several family members. Virge was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be deeply missed by all her family and friends. Visitation Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:15 a.m. from the ELMWOOD FUNERAL CHAPEL, 11300 W. 97th Ln. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John to St. Maria Goretti Church. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Hospice of the Calumet Area preferred. For more information 219-365-3474 or:


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Published in The Times from July 14 to July 15, 2018