2012-11-29 / Obituaries

Pauline Anna Kotowsky

Pauline Anna Kotowsky, 88, of Belleville, died Dec. 1, 2012, at her home. 

A private service will be held. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, La Salle. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Mercy Hospice and would be appreciated. David C. Brown Funeral Home, Belleville, handled arrangements. 

She was born May 13, 1924, in Ukraine, the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Kykyj. She was a devout Catholic and attended St. Anthony Catholic Church, Belleville. 

She owned a hotel on Houghton Lake in the 1960s and enjoyed cooking and being hostess to many deer hunters and travelers. She enjoyed nature, gardening and crocheting.

Preceding Mrs. Kotowsky in death were her son, Paul Kotowsky, June 29, 1987; and daughter-in-law, Sandra Kotowsky in 1982.

Surviving are three children, Walter Bohdan of Wixom, Halyna Cowan of Petoskey and George (Lori) Kotowsky of Washington, MI; 17 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Leona, Stephanie, Jeanie, Tony, Jerry, Walter and George. 

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