In Loving Memory of
Louise Marie Kowalski
Louise Marie Kowalski, 87, grew up in Reagan TX, Houston TX and also lived in Jacksonville TX before moving to Baytown TX in 1983. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 12, 2016, Louise was born on February 3, 1929 to Michael Brezina, and Antonette Czerewaty Brezina. Louise worked in retail at Weingartenâ€™s as a department manager when she retired in 1970. She was a member of St. Josephâ€™s Catholic Church in Baytown TX. She loved praying the Rosary with Mother Angelica on EWTN. In her spare time she sewed, crocheted, and quilted. Many of her quilts were donated to the church bazaar. She also enjoyed watching game shows, and the Houston Rockets play basketball. Most of all Louise loved her visits from her great-grandchildren. She was a loving, caring, and giving woman who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Louise is preceded in death by her parents Michael and Antonette Brezina, brother Edward Brezina, ex-husband Louis Kowalski SR. son Louis Kowalski JR. and great-grandson Chance Jeremiah Smith.
She is survived by sisters, Esther Kowalski and Adele Zann; daughters, Linda Longoria, Dorothy Savoy and husband, Mel, Karen Smith and husband, Steve, and son, Darryl Kowalski; grandsons, Drew Smith and wife, Carissa, Russell Smith, Nathan Savoy, Mark Longoria, Chris Kowalski, Daniel Kowalski Troxell; Stephanie Rodriguez and husband, Raymond, and Michelle (Kowalski) Mathais; granddaughters, Ruth Porter and husband, Daniel and Christina Kowalski; great-grandchildren, Cobey and Carson Smith, Libby Porter, Brayden and Evan Rodriguez. A special thanks to all the staff at Cedar Bayou Health and Rehab for their care during her last days. Also a special thank you to Russell Smith for the love and devotion he shared with his grandmother in the last years of her life. He ran errands, got her groceries, took her to her doctor appointments and called her every night to ask if she was OK. They shared a special bond.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday February 17, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. on Wednesday February 17, 2016 at the Crespo & Jirrels Chapel.
A funeral mass will be held Thursday, February 18, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 10:30am, 1907 Carolina Ave, Baytown, TX 77520.
Services are under the direction of Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation services, 6123 Garth Rd Baytown, TX 77521 281-839-0700
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