Wilma Kozlowski, 84, founding member of the Church of the Holy Cross


ELIZAVILLE–Wilma Kozlowski, 84, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2010 at her residence.

Born November 27, 1925 in Pinelawn, she was the daughter of the late August and Wilhelmine (Franke) Ihlenburg.

Mrs. Kozlowski was the owner and operator of the Kozlowski Farm with her late husband, Paul Kozlowski, Sr.

She was a founding member of the Church of the Holy Cross, a member of Our Lady of Hope Church in Copake Falls, a member of the Columbia Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, and a past member of the Cornell Co-operative Extension.

She was a graduate of Upsala College.

Surviving are four children, Marie Goldstien of Claverack, Janet Lasher of Gallatin, Karen Kozlowski, M.D. of Little Rock, Ark., and Paul Kozlowski, Jr. of Gallatin; seven grandchildren, Stephanie and Nathan Lasher, Joshua and Emily Goldstien, and Amanda, Justine, and Paul Kozlowski, III; two brothers, George Ihlenburg of Fla. and August Ihlenburg of N.C.; one sister, Doris Ihlenburg of Virginia, and five great-grandchildren, Maison Goldstien, Spencer Goldstien, Tessa Goldstien, Gabriel Goldstien, and Hailee Kozlowski. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, her brother Richard Ihlenburg died previously.

Visiting hours are 5 to 8 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home, 110 Green Street, Hudson.

Prayers will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Church in Copake Falls.

Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Manorton.

Donations may be made to Community Hospice of Columbia-Greene, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, 12414, or to a charity of one’s choice.


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