THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Jane M. Novak
Issue Date: April 18, 2013
Jane M. Novak, 91, of Algoma died Monday April, 15 at Bellin Hospital, Green Bay.
Born April 7, 1922 in Nasewaupee on the Feest Family Farm to Frank and Julia (Schmelzle) Feest, she graduated from Algoma High School in 1939.
She worked at Martin 's Cafe, Algoma Plywood and the Algoma Memorial Hospital. She married Edward "Ted" Novak on May 8, 1945 in Maplewood and they had nine children. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Rosary Society. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, knitting, sewing, gardening and going to the Chapel every Tuesday with her cousins, Marie, Doris, Helen and Ann. She volunteered for many years at St. Vincent De Paul Store.
She is survived by her children, Robert (Mary) Novak and Mary Thorpe, both of Kewaunee, David (Susan) Novak of Hortonville, Cathy Kay of Niagara, Jane Novak of Milwaukee, Judy (Steve) Tess of Sturgeon Bay and Lisa Tuttle, Russ Sibislky and John (Connie) Novak, all of Algoma; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter and a brother, Harold Feest of Forestville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son Eddie.
Family and friends may call at Schinderle Funeral Home, Algoma from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Further visitation will be held on Friday, April 19 after 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Algoma until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Rev. William Swichtenberg will officiate and burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.