Pawlowski, John Lawrence (1930-2004)

John Pawlowski, 74, Warren, MN, died on Monday, May 10, 2004 at his home in rural Warren surrounded by his loving family.

John Lawrence Pawlowski was born on March 26, 1930 in Argyle, MN, the son of Martha (Yutrzenka) and Vincent Pawlowski. He was raised in rural Argyle where he attended school. John served in the US Army in Korea during the Korean War. On June 28, 1955, he was united in marriage to Joan Kostrzewski at the Assumption Catholic Church in Florian, MN. They made their home in rural Warren where they farmed. John was named Master Farmer in 1988. He retired from farming in 1994.

He was a member of the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the Warren American Legion Post #27. John also served on the McCrea Township Board.

John enjoyed camping with his family, restoring classic vehicles, ice fishing, gardening, playing cards (pinochle) and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Joan and eight children; Earl (Berna) Pawlowski of Warren, MN, Anne (Scott) Anderson of Bemidji, MN, Gale (Laurie) Pawlowski of
Warren, MN, Lori (Michael) Jones of Fargo, ND, Peggy (Randy) Campbell of Lakeville, MN, Dean (Sarah) Pawlowski of Fergus Falls, MN, Ted Pawlowski of Warren, MN and Karl (Jeni) Pawlowski of Shakopee, MN. Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren, one brother, Ralph (Evelyn) Pawlowski and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Adolph and Ray, sister, Florence Lamberson and sister-in-law, Steffie Pawlowski.

DuBore Funeral Home

[Interred Calvary Catholic cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky