May 8, 1928 - Jan. 30, 2014
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SOUTH BEND - John S. Nowak, 85, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014, in the Sanctuary at Holy Cross. John was born May 8, 1928, to the late John and Mary (Suski) Nowak. On February 18, 1950, in South Bend, John married Theresa (Kolacz) Nowak; she preceded him in death on April 16, 2013. John is survived by his three sons, John Nowak Jr., James Nowak, both of South Bend, and Daren Nowak of Granger; six grandchildren, Dillon, Jim, Chad, Jason, Kristalyn and Coley Nowak; and sixteen great-grandchildren. John retired from the St. Joseph County Police after 28 years of service; he really enjoyed his job as a police officer and was a member of the F.O.P. He was also employed at Studebaker's. John was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Kostka Terre Coupe and many other churches in his lifetime. In his free time, John loved to re-build automobiles and build homes. Visitation for John will be 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, February 3, 2014, in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd., where a Rosary will be prayed at 4:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Tuesday, February 4, 2014, in St. Adalbert Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at St Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph County Humane Society, 2506 Grape Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Condolences for the family may be made at www.sjfh.net.
St. Joseph Funeral Home – Mayflower Road
824 SOUTH MAYFLOWER ROAD SOUTH BEND, IN 46619-2232
Published in South Bend Tribune on Feb. 2, 2014