CHEBOYGAN - Bruno B. Novak, age 80 of Cheboygan passed away Monday, July 25, 2005 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born May 5, 1925 in Avella, Pa., to Victor and Emily (Jerosek) Novak. In June of 1973 in Cheboygan he married the former Patricia Tuttle, who survives.
Bruno served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II as a tailgunner in a B-29. He was an ironworker for Local 25 for 53 years, retiring in 1983, and was a member of the Cheboygan Street Club for 12 years.
Besides his wife, Patricia, of Cheboygan, he is survived by his sons, Vincent (Corey) Novak of Las Vegas, Nev., Bernard Novak of Omaha, Neb., Mike (Sandy) Novak, of Omaha, and Paul (Sandy) Novak of Bay City, Mich.; his daughters, Barb of Lansing and Pam of Lapeer, Mich.; stepchildren Mary (Jim) Christie of Houston, Texas, Ed (Gloria) Duffiney of Cheboygan and Kathy Durst of Lapeer; and 13 grandchildren.
A memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2005 at St. Mary/St. Charles Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Cureton serving as celebrant. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Hospice of the Straits. Arrangements are being handled by the Christian Funeral Home of Cheboygan.