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Helen Theresa Vonasek Novak
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1918
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 2005
Grand Forks
Grand Forks County
North Dakota, USA

Helen T. Novak, 87, East Grand Forks, MN, died Thursday September 1, 2005 in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND.

Helen Theresa Vonasek was born July 24, 1918, the daughter of Rudolph and Mary (Gust) Vonasek in Polk County near Tabor, MN. She attended rural school and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Tabor. Helen married William Novak on October 25, 1937 in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Tabor. In 1945, they moved to East Grand Forks. Helen worked in food service for Sacred Heart Catholic School and East Grand Forks Public Schools for many years. William preceded her in death on November 29, 1983.

Helen was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks and active in several organizations, including the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliaries, East Grand Forks, MN, Catholic Order of Foresters, Catholic Daughters of America-Court Marquette 677, Sacred Heart Guild and Royal Neighbors of America.

She is survived by her son, Richard, Grand Forks; her daughters, Marlene (Eugene) Dauksavage, West Oslo, ND; Martha Gerszewski, East Grand Forks and Carol (Joseph) Kotrba, Grand Forks; 20 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brothers; Leonard (Martha), East Grand Forks; sisters, Emily Brda, St. Cloud, MN, Elsie Marek, East Grand Forks; sister-in-law, Anna (Mrs. Henry) Vonasek, Warren, MN.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Henry and brother-in-law, Joseph Brda.

Mass of Christian Burial: 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2005 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, East Grand Forks, MN.

Visitation: At Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5 to 7 p.m. Monday with a 4:30 rosary service and 7:00 p.m. vigil service and one hour prior to the liturgy at the church on Tuesday.

Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, East Grand Forks, MN.
Family links: 
  William Sylvester Novak (1908 - 1983)*
  Marlene Mary Novak Dauksavage (1938 - 2006)*
  Martha Helen Novak Gerszewski (1938 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Resurrection Cemetery
East Grand Forks
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Truman Bratteli
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
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Helen Theresa <i>Vonasek</i> Novak
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Helen Theresa <i>Vonasek</i> Novak
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Helen Theresa <i>Vonasek</i> Novak
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