Walenty (1859 - 1940)
Surnames: Kowalski, Kaczmarek, Kielkucki, Burzynski
----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11/21/1940
Kowalski, Walenty (15 SEP 1859 - 12 NOV 1940)
Walenty Kowalski, a resident of the Town of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), passed away of heart disease at his home on Saturday, Nov. 16, 1940, having reached the age of 81 years, 9 months and 19 days.
The deceased was born in Poland on Jan. 26, 1859. He came to America in the year 1890 and located at Joliet, Ill. Twelve years later he came to Thorp and this has since been his residence.
He was married to Mary Kaczmarek in Poland in Jan. 1879. Besides his widow he is survived by six children, four sons, Joe, John and Frank of Thorp, and George of St. Paul; two daughters, Mrs. Stella Kielkucki of St. Paul, and Mrs. Anna Burzynski of Thorp.
The body lay in state at the Bogumill Funeral Home until the time of the funeral which was held at St. Hedwig’s Church on Tuesday morning at ten o’clock, Father F.A. Kulig officiating, and interment following in the parish cemetery.
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