Paul Alois Piechowski, age 72, of Rochester, MN, died October 11 due to Covid-19.
He is survived by his wife Valeria, his first wife Carole, their sons Ryan (Megan), Nick (Michelle), brother Otto (Janet), nieces Nicole, Hannah, Mara, nephew Tony.
He was preceded in death by his father Anthony Piechowski, mother Helen, brother David and his wife Jane.
Raised in Browns Valley, Minnesota. Attended Crosier Seminary/ Junior College, Onamia, MN. He served in the United States Navy as a cryptographer during the Vietnam War, receiving a Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation, and the National Defense Service Medal. After military service he attended college at Winona State University and holds a BA in Communications and Speech. Paul was an entrepreneur, he helped start 30 plus small businesses and owned/operated 3 of them.
Memorial Service will take place at Bethel Lutheran Church, 810 3rd Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904 on November 1st 2020. Visitation from 1PM – 2PM, Service to follow immediately.
The members of Paul’s family express gratitude for the staff of St. Mary’s Hospital/ Mayo Clinic of Rochester, MN whose interactions were consistently kind and professional.
Memories and condolences of Paul may be shared at rochestercremationservicesmn.com