HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Frank J. Kowalkowski, Jr., CSM, 77, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

He was born October 12, 1935 in Fort Bliss, TX to the late Frank Kowalkowski, Sr. and Vivian Renfro Kowalkowski. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, John C. Kowalkowski and Ricky Reed.

Mr. Kowalkowski was a member of the Abundant Grace Fellowship Church in Madisonville. He served three tours in Germany and two tours in Vietnam and retired from the US Army as a Command Sergeant Major after 22 years of active duty. He was a retired after 30 plus years of service from Bellsouth as an outside Plant Engineer. He loved doing anything in his church.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Linda Kowalkowski of Madisonville; daughter, Kimberly R. Kowalkowski Beraun of Indianapolis, IN; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Abundant Grace Fellowship Church in Madisonville with Rev. Phil Sullivan officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. in Odd Fellows Cemetery on Monday, October 7, 2013 with full military rites conducted by Fort Campbell.

Visitation will be from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Saturday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home and after 10:00 a.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Abundant Grace Fellowship Church or St. Jude Children's Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10495

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5820

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4915

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4849

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 3863

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14584

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10495

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 3781

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1506

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1071

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 27, 2015 818

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 799

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 461

Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not the Killer

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 444

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Child…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 398

Rep. Steve Riggs Challenges State, Local…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 375

Jobless Rates down in 115 Kentucky Counties in…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 368

Four Face Meth Charges

by SurfKY News