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Della Diane (Dobson) Kowalski

September 27, 1937 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Della Kowalski Obituary

            Della D. Kowalski, age 86, longtime resident of Nashwauk, MN, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday, January 14, 2024, at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing.  She was born September 27, 1937, in Sebeka, MN, the daughter of Marvin and Grace (Kuper) Dobson.  She was a graduate of Sebeka High School.  Della was united in marriage to Donald Kowalski on October 14, 1955, in Moran, MN.

            Della worked as a homemaker.  She was a member of St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Nashwauk.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, 4-wheeling, golfing, and fishing.

            Della is survived by her children: Debbie (Dave) Stephenson of Waite Park, MN, and Mark (Nancy) Kowalski of St. Peter, MN; brother: Dale (Janice) Dobson of Wadena, MN; sister: Donna (Ronald) Marafcik of Milwaukee, WI; sisters-in-law: Norma, Edith, and Joyce;  brother-in-law: Richard (Laurie) Kowalski; grandchildren: Michael (Kristine) DiIorio, Ashlee (Brad) Pundsack, Trevor (Kasey) Stephenson, Jessica (Dan) Wersal, and Brandon (Lexi) Kowalski; great-grandchildren: Desiree, Olivia, Mason, Remington, McCoy, Madelyn, Caden, and Carly.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Donald; daughter: Sharon; granddaughter: Melissa; and brothers: Duane, Dean and Dwight.

            Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christina Burial Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Nashwauk.  Fr.  Joseph Sobolik will be the Celebrant.  Interment will be in the Nashwauk Cemetery.

            Family services are provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Hibbing.  To express condolences online please see:

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January 24, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Cecilia&rsquo!s Catholic Church (Nashwauk)

Memorial Service
January 24, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Cecilia&rsquo!s Catholic Church (Nashwauk)

Graveside Service
January 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Nashwauk Cemetery
15928 Co. road 58
Nashwauk, MN 55769


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