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Donald A. Novak

Obituary for Donald A. Novak

May 22, 1928 - October 11, 2018
Crystal Lake, Illinois | Age 90

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Uncle and Friend


Donald A. Novak, age 90, passed away at his home, Thursday, October 11, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago, on May 22, 1928, the son of Henry and Louise (Wischoeffer) Novak. On April 29, 1967, he married the love of his life, Dorothy Anderson, at Mayfair Bible Church in Chicago.
Out of the few occupations Donald held, roofing was the most rewarding. His favorite hobbies were hunting, fishing and boating with family. In summers past, don loved to spend time at his mother's cottage in Lake Como, WI. He enjoyed spending weekends with his grandchildren, fishing and boating in Lake Michigan and in Lake Geneva. He took joy in teaching his kids, grandkids and other close family members his favorite songs.
Don is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy and their children: Donald (Margaret) Novak, Valeria (Phillip) Bourland; grandchildren: Lisa (Robert) Farmer, Becky Yarmuth, Matthew Novak, Brandon (Staci) Bourland, Casey (significant other, Casey Johnson) Bourland; great-grandchildren: Liliana, Jonathan, Benjamin, Jacob, Aida, Eloise; plus many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Louise and brother, Henry Novak.
Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 5pm until the time of memorial service at 6:30pm, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry. Interment will be private.

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