Marvin A. Novak
Marvin A. Novak, 83, Plover, died Thursday, Aug, 25, 2016, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with the Rev. Edward Shuttleworth officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Monday until the Mass.
Shuda Funeral Service & Crematory in Stevens Point and
Plover assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Novak was born June 16, 1933, in the town of Pine Grove,
a son of the late Victor and Katherine (Shulfer) Novak. He graduated from P.J.
Jacobs High School in 1951.
He entered the U.S. Army after graduation and was stationed
in Germany during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged when he suffered
a military disability.
He returned to Stevens Point and worked at Taylor Drug Store
and then Holt Drug Store before he began working at Stevens Point Division of Consolidated
He later began his career at the U.S. Post Office, where he
served as a carrier, letter sorter, clerk and retired in 1996 after being in charge
of Vehicle Operations & Maintenance Assistants (VOMA).
He was married to Josephine Hencik Aug. 1, 1964, in Plover.
They recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.
He was an avid stamp and coin collector, and constructed
numerous doll houses that he donated to others.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine; two children,
Michelle (Bobbi) Benally, Van Horn, Texas, and Michael (Lora) Novak, Plover;
two sisters, Janet (Jerry) Courtney, Whiting, and Esther McGovern, Kenosha; one
brother, Robert Novak, Virginia; and one granddaughter.
He was also preceded in death by three siblings, Jim,
Chester and Joyce.