Christina Kowalski, 47, of Winona, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at her home. She was born on March 21, 1972, in Cologne, Germany, to Robert and Helen Kowalski. After living there for a year, the family moved to Boston, Ma., and eventually made their home in Winona. Christina graduated from Cotter High School. She worked for the Winona ORC and delivered the Winona Post. She was a member of the YMCA and enjoyed swimming. Christina traveled many places and enjoyed each trip equally.
She is survived by her mother, Helen; grandmother, Nina; sister, Teresa Hershey and her husband Ted and their two children, Jackson and Julia.
Christina was preceded in death by her father, Robert; aunt, Irene; maternal grandmother; and both grandfathers.
Services for Christina will be on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m., with a funeral service from 2-2:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served from 2:30-4 p.m., followed by a processional at 4 p.m. to St. Mary’s Cemetery. At 6 p.m., a Communion Service will be held at Watkins Manor, 175 East Wabasha Street.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Winona ORC, YMCA, or Cotter High School. Please leave a memory of Christina and view her video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com. Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, is assisting the family with arrangements.