Mrs. Novak was born May 16, 1925 to the late Ferdinand and Mabel (Meidam) Schultz in Antigo.
On July 16, 1946 she was united in marriage to Donald C. Novak in Winona, MN.
He preceded her in death on July 8, 2002.
Msr. Novak worked as a bookkeeper at Tradewell Construction and also did clerical work for local attorneys.
She enjoyed knitting and loved the outdoors, taking care of her yard and sitting on the porch.
She was a graduate of Antigo High School.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary (Roger) Dreier of Antigo, a son Jay Novak of Tigerton and his special friend Linda Winegarden of Neillsville, and 3 grandchildren, Ethan, Cody, and Dillon Novak.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister Adela (Russ) Lien,a brother Harlan (Nedra) Schultz , and a daughter-in-law Rene Novak.
In honoring her wishes a private graveside service will take place at Elmwood Cemetery.