Laurence ‘Curly’ Kossow

RAPID RIVER – Laurence “Curly” Kossow, 71, passed away early Jan. 31, 2013, at his residence in Rapid River.

Curly worked in the woods as a piece maker/logger for the majority of his life. He was a very personable, outgoing man who enjoyed socializing and attending family gatherings. His hobbies included woodworking, cooking and baking bread. He will be deeply missed.

The family of Laurence “Curly” Kossow will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the All Saints Parish Hall in Gladstone. “Potluck” luncheon will be served throughout visiting hours for all to enjoy.

The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Kossow family with arrangements. Messages of condolence to Curly’s family may be offered online at