Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, May 10, 2012
OBITUARY ~ TIMOTHY JON "TIM" NOVAK
Timothy Jon "Tim" NOVAK, 63, of Ravenwood, Missouri passed away May 1, 2012. On October 12, 1948, Tim was the first of
five children born to Cyril Laverne "Bus" and Mary (SWETT) NOVAK. Tim was raised on the family farm south of Diagonal,
Iowa. He graduated from Diagonal high school in 1967. On August 7, 1999 Tim was united in marriage to Connie Lorraine
WALKER at the Assembly of God Church in Grant City, Missouri. They shared 13 loving years of marriage together. His two
children, Chris and Tara, were born in a previous marriage with Phyllis FLETCHALL.
Tim's true passion in life was
being a diesel mechanic. His love and mechanical knowledge enabled him to establish his own business, Northwest Engine.
Tim was one of the most sought after mechanics in the area. He spent many hours working on pulling tractors for himself
Tim enjoyed gardening, family get-togethers and following the sporting events of his grandchildren, nieces
and nephews. Reading and crossword puzzles were favorite past-times of his.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents
and his brother Joe.
Survivors include his wife, Connie, of the home in Ravenwood, Missouri; his son, Chris (Bobbie)
NOVAK of Grant City, Missouri; his daughter, Tara (Jason) LYNCH of Maloy, Iowa; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Emma and Ella
NOVAK of Grant City, Missouri and Paige and PJ LYNCH of Maloy, Iowa; his brother, Tom NOVAK of Diagonal, Iowa; his
sister, Sherri SHEIL (Steve BROWN) of Clarinda, Iowa; his brother, Rob NOVAK of Diagonal,Iowa, and numerous relatives and
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 4 at the Prugh-DunfeeFuneral Home in Grant City with Rev. Len
GREEN officiating. Interment was in the Athelston Cemetery near Athelston, Iowa. Memorials may be made to the
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2012
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