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Obituary for Krystl Jean Kosmala

November 22, 1982 – June 29, 2023

Krystl Jean Kosmala, 40, of Caledonia, passed away at her residence, following a medical issue. She was born in Racine on November 22, 1982, the daughter of Robert and Lyn (Poplawski) Matson.

Krystl Jean Kosmala
Krystl Jean Kosmala

On Oct. 3, 2015, she was united in marriage to Joshua Michael Kosmala in the DeKoven Center. Krystl received her Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She had been employed as an After Sales Warranty Analyst for the Bombardier Recreational Products Corporation. 

Krystl and Josh enjoyed going to as many concerts as they could, going to Door County, and spending as much time with their daughter, Matson. Krystl enjoyed hosting lots of parties and was known as the “hostess with the mostest.”

Surviving are her husband, Josh; their daughter, Matson; parents, Robert and Lyn Matson; sister, Alex Matson; brother, Joe (Emily) Matson; aunts, Diane Poplawski, Jackie Brisko, and Marianne Matson; grandmother, LaVerne Poplawski; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Diane and Jeff Kosmala; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Susie Kosmala, Danny Kosmala, Jared (fiancée, Hannah Sobczak) Kosmala, and Leah (Matt) Cermak; niece and nephews, Jackson Powell, Colton, and Brynn Matson, all of Racine; special aunt and uncle, Lori and Darrel Kosmala; and cousin, Ashlee Kosmala, all of De Pere.

Krystl was preceded in death by her grandparents, Eugene and Betty Matson, and Richard Poplawski; and her uncles, Rick Poplawski, Jerry Matson, and Paul Brisko.


A funeral service for Krystl Jean Kosmala will be held in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 11, at 6 p.m. Relatives and friends can meet with the family from 3 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Josh to establish an educational fund for their daughter Matson.

Obituary and photo courtesy of Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home.

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