Beloved Husband, Father, and Brother Age 66, of St. Paul; passed away on May 25, 2013, surrounded by his loving family and friends, after a courageous battle with prostate cancer. Preceded in death by parents, Ed and Evelyn Novak. Survived by wife, Jean; daughter, Katie; best friend and brother, Rick (Sue); sister, Mary (Jim) Nagel; and special neighbors. The family would like to thank Dr. Peter Sershon, Dr. John Schwerkoske, Becky and the staff at Woodbury MOPHA; Dr. Mark Palmer, Basia and the staff at St. Paul MOHPA; Dr. Rebecca Jones, Dr. Matt Mundy and the staff at Regions Hospital; and Bill's support group for their compassionate care. We are grateful for the wonderful comfort and support provided to all of us by HealthPartners Hospice care team area 7, with special thanks to Cindy for loving care and support. Bill was able to remain at home under their compassionate guidance. As it was Bill's desire for others to learn from his death, his body was donated to the University of Minnesota Medical School Anatomy Bequest Program. Mass of Christian Burial at MATERNITY OF MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1414 N Dale St, St. Paul, on Wednesday, May 29 at 11 AM, with a gathering of friends and family beginning one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to HealthPartners Hospice or the Animal Humane Society. MUELLER-BIES 651-487-2550



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Mueller-Bies Funeral Home - Roseville Chapel
2130 Dale Street North Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 487-2550

Published in Pioneer Press on May 26, 2013