Travis Samuel Kurkowski, age 36, of Annandale, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.
Funeral services will take place Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in French Lake Township.
There will be visitation Friday, Jan. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m.; continuing Saturday from noon to 1 p.m., both at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale.
Memorials are preferred.
The casket bearers will be Drew Lipponen, Mike Korhonen, Shane Vashro, Joe Finneman, Jim Otto, and Tyler Martin.
Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services. Obituary, guestbook and video tribute online at www.dingmannfuneral.com.
Travis was born March 30, 1983, in Minneapolis, and graduated from Annandale High School in 2001.
He had a heart of gold and made friends wherever he went. Travis was a lover of all things outdoors, and found so much joy in making other people laugh. His free spirit and infectious laugh will be missed by all.
Travis is survived by his sweetheart, Meghan Doyle, and her daughter, Viola; his mother, Cynthia Kurkowski; father, Lester Hoikka; grandparents Gene and JoAnn Kurkowski; aunts and uncles Jerry (Patsy) Hoikka, Carol (Ron) Walker, Midge Satak, Helen Hiatt, John (Vicky) Kurkowski, Chuck Kurkowski, Pam (Reed) Kurkowski, and Cheryl Dylkowski; and many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Alice and Jacob Hoikka, and Bernadine Colosimo; and uncles Dave Satak, Rocky Navarro, Steve Kurkowski, and Jessie Dylkowski.