Robert “Bob” Novak, 82, Oakley, formerly of Grinnell, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. 

He was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Gove County to Otto and Regina (Dickman) Novak. 

He worked for the Gove County Road Department. 

He enjoyed tinkering with motors, reading and doing puzzles.

Survivors include two sons, Curtis Novak and wife, Rene’, Olathe, and Jonathan Novak and wife, Jennifer, Oketo; two brothers, Charles Novak, Oakley, and Walter Novak, Grinnell; a sister, Mary Ann Novak, Coxsackie, N.Y.; and two grandchildren, Shayla and Brandon Novak, both of Oketo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Mayetta Schulte, Ann Brock, Elwin Novak and Rita Castor.

Cremation was chosen. 

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley.

Memorials are suggested to Logan County Manor in care of the mortuary.

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