Arthur R. Mikowski, age 71, of Gladstone, passed away late Thursday evening, April 14, 2011, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.
Art was born February 13, 1940 in Omena, MI on the Leelanau Peninsula in Lower Michigan the son of Anthony and Leota (Bussey) Mikowski. He lived in Leelanau until moving to Gladtstone in 1980. Art did masonry work during his working years.
Art was a member of the Little Lake American Legion and his hobbies included hunting, fishing and woodworking.
Survivors include his life partner of 31 years, Ruth Drossart,
Daughter: Patty (John) Miller of Lake City, MI
3 brothers: Jim Mikowski of Germfask, MI; Dale (Margaret) Mikowski of Suttons Bay, MI; Glen Mikowski of Germfask, MI
2 sisters: Rosie (Bill) Houdle of Germfask, MI; Joanne Roy of Bruce Mine, Ontario, Canada
2 grandchildren: Charlie and Taylor Lehn of Nebraska
2 great grandchildren: Lexus and Ka