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Joan Lee Kowal

May 11, 1937 May 25, 2022
Joan Lee Kowal
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Obituary for Joan Lee Kowal

Joan Lee Kowal, 85, of Milford, Michigan passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.

Joan was born on May 11, 1937 in Pontiac, Michigan to parents Vern and Wanda Richardson. Joan married Fred Kowal on April 3, 1954. She met Fred at her cousin Phyllis’s and they hit it off and lived happily every after.

In 1976, they bought a family cabin in Atlanta, Michigan and always enjoyed snowmobiling and four-wheeling everywhere. She also enjoyed golfing and being a member of the American Legion along with Fred, and enjoyed many great times together there with family and many wonderful friends. In her later years, Joan loved playing cards with family. Fred passed away on May 26, 2003. Joan joined her angel, Fred one day short of 19 years after his passing. Now they are together in eternity.



Beloved wife of the late Fred Kowal for 50 years. Loving mother of Thomas Kowal (Cheri), Robert Kowal Debbie), Fred Kowal, Jr., John Kowal (Liese), Susan Michaelis (the late Russ), and Wanita Kowal (Gary Gibbons) and the late Jim Kowal (Carrie). Devoted grandmother of 21 and proud great-grandmother of 60. Dear sister of Bob Richardson (Pat), Verna Colegrove (Jack), and John Richardson (Sue). Sister -in-law of Marilyn McClenahaqn (John) and Rose Johnson (George). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 



Visitation will be held on Friday, May 27, 2022 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home 404 E. Liberty St. Milford, MI 48381.



A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 2:30pm at the funeral home.



Burial will take place next to her beloved Fred at Oak Grove Cemetery in Milford, Michigan.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

27

May

4:00 PM 5/27/2022 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/27/2022 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

28

May

2:30 PM 5/28/2022 2:30:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford

404 E. Liberty Street
Milford, MI 48381

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Milford
404 E. Liberty Street Milford 48381 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Milford, MI 48381

mont eagle Milford 48381 MI
United States
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