Clarence Kozlowski, age 93, of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. He was born on December 22, 1926, on the family farm of Neshkoro, a son of Lawrence and Mary (Kraftchak) Kozlowski. On September 26, 1950, Clarence married Theresa Disterhaft at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Berlin. They shared 56 years of marriage before Theresa passed away on February 20, 2007.
Clarence was a farmer for most of his life. He worked for Chapmans in Berlin as an inspector for 5 years, working to make enough money to build onto his barn so he was able to purchase more cows. Clarence had many hobbies, he enjoyed gardening, deer hunting, jigsaw puzzles, playing cards and listening to his favorite polka shows. Clarence loved to polka dance with Madeline Wargula. In his younger days, Clarence enjoyed time with his children picking hickory nuts and mushrooms and going fishing. During his retirement years, he enjoyed going out to the farm and helping his son. Clarence was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Princeton and a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters for 75 years.
Those Clarence leaves behind to cherish his memory include his 5 children, Rose Marie (John) Nindorf of Montello, Diane (Jim) Koehn of Fond du Lac, Richard (Barbie) Kozlowski of Neshkoro, Linda (Alex) Nimphius of Neshkoro, Kathy Kozlowski of Clearwater, FL; 7 grandchildren, Susan Wagner; Carl and Kelly Nindorf; Nathan and Amanda Koehn; Cole and Randy Nimphius; 9 great grandchildren; special niece, Madeline Wargula of Princeton; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary Kozlowski; his wife, Theresa Kozlowski; brother, Joseph Kozlowski; 4 sisters, Irene, Victoria, Lucille and Jeanie.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Clarence Kozlowski will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1211 W. Main St., in Princeton. Father Dale Grubba will officiate. Following the service, Clarence will be laid to rest in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Princeton.
The family of Clarence Kozlowski would like thank Madeline Wargula for the wonderful care she gave and joy she brought to Clarence. We would also like to thank the doctors and the nursing staff at St. Agnes Hospital for the exceptional care they provided.
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