Agnes Novak

Agnes Marie Novak, 87, of Ganado went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. She was born on Jan.29, 1931 in Jackson County, Texas, the daughter of William Kurt 'Willie' Schneider and Frieda Ida Zieschang Schneider.     She was the youngest of seven children. She married the love of her life, Frank Novak, Jr. on Sept. 23, 1948. Her greatest roles in life were mother, wife and friend. She loved her family and home life with all her heart. She loved her flowers, gardening and playing bingo. She was a member of Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church and a member of the Altar Society.     Agnes is survived by her five daughters; Betty 'BJ' Novak of Edna, Marie Brown (Jim) of Katy, Barbara Faas (Bob) of Needville, Sharon Till (Rudy) of Garwood and Carol Rogers (John) of Edna; two sons, Charles Novak (Lynette) of Ganado and Joe Novak (Susan) of Bay City. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, Jason Kucera (Carol), Keith Kucera (Rosa), Blake Schmidt (Tiffany), Brandon Schmidt (Katie), Kelsey Brown (Manny), Jennifer Martin (Kirby), Jeffrey Brown (Melanie), Jeremy Faas, David Faas (Michelle), Jennifer Lopez (David), Marcie Pitus (John), Christy Siecko (Corey), Darren Novak (Dakota), Jessica Novak, Sarah Novak, BJ Novak (Elizabeth) and Breanna Spraggins (Garrett); and 21 great-grandchildren.     She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Ida Schneider and Ella Belicek; and brothers Alfred, Herman and Alvin.         Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Jason Kucera, Jeremy Faas, Blake Schmidt, Darren Novak, B.J. Novak and nephew Glen Schneider.     Visitation will be at Ganado Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, Feb.11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Services will begin with a Rosary at 9:30 a.m. and Funeral Mass beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, at Assumption Catholic Church of Ganado, with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Assumption Catholic Cemetery.     The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at the Southbrooke Nursing Home for taking care of mom.     Services have been entrusted to Russell Todish of Ganado Funeral Home, 361-771-2120.

Jackson County Herald Tribune

306 N. Wells
Edna, TX 77957