Rose Elaine (Kroger) Bukowski was born on February 9, 1935, in Marshall, to Earl and Helen (Waite) Kroger. She grew up and attended school in Cottonwood. Rose met and later married the love of her life, Anthony Eugene âTonyâ Bukowski. The couple had four beautiful daughters and resided in Ghent. Rose was a wonderful mother and homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening. She was very passionate about her family, especially her grandchildren. She has been living in Balaton since 1991.
Rose died on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at the Colonial Manor of Balaton.
She is survived by her daughters Mary Ann (and Randy) Plank of Lindstrom, MN, Debra Bukowski of Balaton, Cyndi Kelsey of White Bear Lake, Shelley Bukowski of North Richland Hills, TX, grandchildren Theresa, Nicole (and Drew,) Nathan, Cameron, Samuel, Josiah, and Grace, five great-grandchildren, and brother LeRoy (and Nina) Kroger of Pine City. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Tony and son-in-law Patrick Kelsey.