|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1896|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1987|
Notes added by Photo Contributor Bill W:
The west face of the gravestone shared by Mary Novak and her husband, Walter. It is located in the northwest corner of the family plot, block 19 lot 9. Others in the lot are Walter's parents - Joseph and Louise Novak, Walter's grandparents - Niels and Anna Borup, and Walter's brother - Peter Novak.
Looking east at the Borup-Novak family plot. It is located on the western edge of block 19, lot 9. In the front row, from left to right, are a gray, granite, marker shared by Mary Novak and her husband Walter, two obelisks for Walter's grandparents, Anna and Niels Borup, and then on the southern (right) end another gray, granite, gravestone for Walter's parents Joseph and Louise Novak.
Mary Novak, 91
Mary M. Novak, 91, of Blair died Saturday, October 17, 1987, at Crowell Memorial Home.
She was born October 3, 1896, in Orum to Fred and Paulina (Christensen) Knutsen.
Mary attended school in Orum, and on October 15, 1924, she was united in marriage to Walter J. Novak in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
She had been a resident of Crowell Home since March, 1977.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ralph and Marie Novak of Blair; three grandchildren, Ronald and Gary Novak of Blair, and Mrs. Marty (Jolene Hug of Hastings, and by four great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Walter (in May, 1977), and two sisters, Mrs. Edgar Larsen and Laura Knutsen.
Services will be held Tuesday, October 20, 1987, at 10:30 a.m. at Campbell Funeral Home, with Rev. Carl F Schattauer officiating.
Burial will be in the Blair Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Norman Buchardt, Jack Eriksen, Andrew Hansen, Jr., Howard Larsen, Rolland Long and Lloyd Nielsen.
Fredrick Lawrence Knutsen (1868 - 1958)
Pauline Marie Christiansen Knutsen (1876 - 1963)
Walter James Novak (1895 - 1977)
Mary M Knutsen Novak (1896 - 1987)
Elna M Knutsen Larsen (1899 - 1976)*
Laura C Knutsen (1901 - 1980)*
Created by: Connie Schwindt Rumold
Record added: Nov 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101160718
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