Mar. 19, 1929 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA
Jun. 19, 1999 San Antonio Bexar County Texas, USA
Yolda was born in Malberne, Pa. on Mar. 19th, 1929. She moved to San Antonio, Texas, with her family when she was three years old. She attended school at Agnes Cotton elementary school and high school at Fox Tech high school. She attended Draughn's business college and worked for a financial firm until she met and married Leonard Kurkowski in l950. Yolda and Leonard had five children. John, Jacqueline, Catherine, Charlene, and Cynthia. Yolda passed away in June of 1999 after an extended illness with a heart condition. She was survived by her husband, Leonard, one son and four daughters, six grand-children and two great-grand-children.
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One of the few truly beautiful people-inside and out. Those who never met you will never know any difference, but those of us who knew you will have an emptiness forever. You had a wonderful presence about you. I miss your singing...and your dancing to...(Read more) -
Dori Added: Mar. 16, 2008
I couldn't have chosen a better mother myself. She was the best mother in the world and on top of that, she sang like a canary. I miss a love that no one can replace and I keep her in my heart and my thoughts every single day. -
Jacqueline Kurkowski Clarke Added: Apr. 11, 2006