Thomas J. "Coach" Novesky

Novesky, Thomas J. "Coach" Formally of Wauwatosa. Coach passed away in Arizona and was born to Eternal Life on December 14, 2013, at age 82. Proceeded in death by his brother Jack, a WWII veteran. Beloved husband of Alberta (Birdie) for 62 years. Loving father of Lyn, Timothy, Sandra (Martin) and Rick. Grandfather to Cory and Shawn Sorenson. Also survived by his dear sister Betty Petzko, brother-in-law David Zadra (Kathy), great - grandchildren, nieces and nephews. After serving in the Marine Corps and a short stint playing football for the Chicago Bears, Coach remained in organized sports for over 45 years. Dedicating most of that time to youth athletics. Along with Coaches passion for sports was his love for dogs. Which he breed and trained for many years. When Coach retired from dog training he turned his attention to teaching others to train. Coach will be missed by all that knew and loved him. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Dec. 20, 2013