Stusynski, Alvina Rose (Borowicz) (1929-2001)

Alvina Stusynski, 71, died Saturday, April 14, 2001 at Karlstad Healthcare Center in Karlstad as a result of injuries sustained in a March 14, 2001 automobile accident in Kansas City, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 20, at Assumption Catholic Church in Florian with Rev. Larry Wieseler officiating. Organists will be Kristine Stusynski, Elizabeth Stusynski and Melanie Warne. Soloists will be Frank Borowicz, Kristine Stusynski and Anna Stusynski. Meredith Walton and Melanie Warne will be song leaders, and Jack Rominski will be lector. Altar servers will be Tyler Stusynski, Danie Stusynski and Kimberly Stusynski. Casketbearers will include Ted Wawrzyniak, Corey Stusynski, Adam Stusynski, Aaron Stusynski, Scott Stusynski and Mark Szklarski Jr. Interment will be in Assumption Cemetery in Florian.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 19, after 5 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Assumption Catholic Church. Visitation will also be held for one hour prior to services at the church Friday. Quanrud-DuBore Funeral Home of Warren is in charge of the arrangements.

Alvina Rose Borowicz was born on August 18, 1929 in Wright township of Marshall county, the daughter of Steve and Mary Ann (Chwialkowski) Borowicz. She attended school at Florian Country School.

On April 6, 1948, she was united in marriage to Ludwig Stusynski. The couple moved to their home near Strandquist where they farmed and raised their family.

Alvina was a member of Assumption Catholic Church of Florian. Assumption Ladies Sodality, PNA and PNA Group Dancers, Polish Choir and Eagles Auxiliary.

She enjoyed playing cards, spending time with friends and cooking for her family. She also enjoyed gardening and growing flowers.

Alvina is survived by her husband, Ludwig; five daughters, Annette (John) Wawrzyniak and Louise (Mark) Szklarski, both of Strandquist, Josephine (Keith) Johnson of Grand Forks,
N.D., Elledean (Darrin) Moffett of Manvel, N.D. and Monica (Joe) Bushaw of Pleasant Hill,Mo.; five sons, Julian (Linda), Kenneth (Mary) and David (Diane), all of Strandquist, Vernon (special friend Christi Halbasch) of Thief River Falls and Virgil (Lori) of Karlstad; 34 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edmund (Janice)Borowicz of Strandquist and Adrian (Theresa) Borowicz of Cottage Grove; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky