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OBITUARY: Stanley Kowalski Jr.

Stanley Kowalski Jr., 66, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014.

He was born in Mineola, N.Y., on Oct. 26, 1947, to Stanley and Mildred Kowalski.

Stanley served our country in the U.S. Navy, was a volunteer firefighter for Rio Rancho and a member of the Knights of Columbus (St. Thomas Aquinas). In his spare time, he enjoyed bowling, golfing and flying radio-controlled airplanes. Stanley was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to many.

He is survived by his loving wife, Marie Kowalski of Rio Rancho; two sons, Brian Kowalski and wife, Jamie, and Christopher Kowalski and wife, Melanie, all of Rio Rancho; two grandchildren, Andrew Kowalski and Justan Carrillo; sister, Camille Pickens of Naples, Fla.; niece, Kimberley Pickens; and nephew, Mark Pepe.

As per Mr. Kowalski’s request, no public services will be held. Memorial contributions may be given in Stanley’s honor to the American Heart Association. To leave a condolence to the family, please visit

Daniels Family Funeral Services, 4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, N.M., 87124. (505-892-9920)


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