Obituary of Karen Irene Novak
Karen Irene Novak passed away on February 12, 2023 at the age of 80. She was a resident of Plymouth,MN although she was raised in and attended school in West St. Paul,MN.
Karen was born at Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. She was a loving daughter to Ray and Irene Novak. She had one brother,Roger Novak and one nephew,Derik Novak.
Karen earned a Bachelor degree from Hamline University. Karen worked in several managerial/supervisory positions, spending her final 20 plus years at Diamond Women’s Center in Edina, MN.
Karen had a passion for learning and she continued,until the time of her death, to take classes and to read
She was an avid reader. Another passion was birds and she made sure that those coming to her yard were well fed and had water. Karen loved sports and would readily give you her opinion.
Karen was preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents, and her brother.
She is survived by her nephew,Derik J.Novak and his four children;Jill,Isaiah,Erin,and Kyle who all live in Louisville, KY. She is also survived by close friends Carol (Glish) Slater and Joyce Kermmoade,whom Karen considered as family.
Visitation will be from10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday,March 25,2023 at the Cremation Society of Minnesota,Edina Chapel. A brief service will follow at 11:00 a.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cremation Society of Minnesota.