Celeste “Tudy” Landowski, age 94 of Fairfield Township died on July 6, 2020 at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby. She was born on February 23, 1926 in Paynesville to Thomas and Elsie (Katzenberger) Stockard. Tudy married Joseph Landowski on September 21, 1950 in Emily. She was a member of St. Emily’s Catholic Church, Emily and the Emily Quilters Club. She was a former Crosby-Ironton School Bus Driver for many years and a former Miners Hospital employee.
Tudy is survived by one son, Mark (Michelle) Landowski of Emily; one daughter, Jennifer (Steve) Hesse of New Ulm; one brother, Tony Stockard of Emily; two sisters Beverly Tepley of Grand Rapids and Donna Novak of Union City, CA; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Preceding Tudy in death are her parents; her husband Joseph in 2015; two brothers, Thomas and John Stockard; and three sisters, Jean Kertzman, Shirley Forstner, and Bernadette Stockard.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2020 at St. Emily’s Catholic Church in Emily. Burial will be at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Emily. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
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