Joe Kurkowski , 74 of Prior Lake died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Joe will be deeply missed by his wife, Francoise; children, Brigitte Kurkowski, Marc (spouse, Judith) Kurkowski, Brenda (spouse, David) Kling; grandchildren, Makayla, Michael, and Brittany Kurkowski, Trinity, Dawson and Aidan Kling; sisters, Caroline (spouse, Jerry) Richter, Maxine Kurkowski, Arlene (spouse, Dennis) Sperl; brothers Gerald (spouse, Sue) Kurkowski, Ronald (spouse, Karen) Kurkowski; stepfather, Walter Block; step sister, Sandra Tauer, step brother, James (spouse, Dorothy) Block and step grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 21at 11 a.m., with visitation from 10-11, all at the Church of St. Michael, 16311 Duluth Ave. SE, Prior Lake.
Joe will be laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery with full military honors.
The Kurkowski family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Prior Lake