Ann Kathleen Kowaleski, age 82, of Pinconning passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Jan. 8, 2017, in Bay City.

Ann was born on Dec. 27, 1934, in Alpena to the late John and Gertrude (Ryan) Dege. She graduated from Catholic Central High School in Alpena in 1952. Ann married the late Louis Kowaleski on June 1, 1957, at St. Bernard’s Church, Alpena.

She is survived by her four children, Lou Ann (John) Salois, Peggy (Tony) Killingbeck, Sandy (Doug) Horne, John Kowaleski; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Tom (Pat) Dege; twin sister, Mary (Leonard) Donajkowski; two sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John “Al” Dege.