John Stanley Kowalski, 70, of Spring Valley, died at home on November 20, 2019.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A visitation will be 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday November 30 in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle. A Celebration of Life will be 12:00 PM in the funeral home with a luncheon to follow. Private burial will be at a later date.
John was born in La Salle on May 17, 1949 to Stanley A. and Helen (Schepp) Kowalski. He was retired from Bureau County Housing Authority as a Maintenance Manager. He was a member of the Better Fishing Association of Northern Illinois. John had a love of fishing, hunting, camping, and weekly card games with friends.
John is survived by two sons, John James (Amy) Kowalski of Peru and Dustin James (Christine) Kowalski of Compton; eight grandchildren, Dakota “Kody” of Chandler, AZ, Kalee of Bloomington, Kage of Chandler, AZ, Klayton of Peru, Keeton of Peru, Keya of Peru, Brianna of Compton and Alex of Compton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Darlene “Dolly” Meyer and one niece Jill (Meyer) Gaughan.
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