Joseph J. Novak
February 16, 1925 – August 29, 2020
Joseph Julian Novak, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather died on August 29, 2020. He was born in Omaha on February 16, 1925 to Amelia and Joseph Novak.
Joseph graduated from Omaha South High School and the University of Omaha. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served on the USS California from 1944 to 1945. He worked in management for Western Electric for over thirty years and was a longtime member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Joe is preceded in death by sisters, Leona Helms and Victoria Roth, and brothers, John and James Novak. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Patricia; daughter, Deborah Novak (Edward Bilek); son, Michael Novak (Karla); grandchildren: Shaw Ketels (Brooke), Cody Novak (Megan), Kieley Hecker (Matt), and Thomas Novak; and three great-grandchildren
VISITATION begins Wednesday, September 2nd, 4pm with a WAKE SERVICE at 7pm at the mortuary. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, September 3rd, 10:30am, St. Thomas More Catholic Church (4804 Grover St.). INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery. Memorials to St. Thomas More Church or New Cassel.