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“Farewell to my sweet neighbor, Bessie Novak. My most heartfelt condolences to her extended family. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Robert Cummings - Dryden, MI

“Good bye aunt Bessie, we know you are with the Lord now II Corinthians 5:6-8 Therefore we are always full of courage, and we know that as long as we...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Wayne R Novak - MN - Family

“Bessie was a lady of great faith, loved her family, and her Lord. Bessie was a prayer warrior and disciple of Christ. I enjoyed going to visit the...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: David Cornwell - Jackson, MI

“Bessie was such a gracious person. She was wonderful to my mom when mom was alive many years ago!She will be missed! ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Pam & Fred Krauth - Lake Ann, MI

“To Sarah: While I only met your grandmother once, I felt as if I knew her much more, through the wonderful stories my Mom Patti Brown, and sister,...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Melissa Harris - Chesterfield, MI

“What a fantastic woman of God and a shining example to all that knew her and saw her faith. Barbara and I are very sorry for your loss and pray that...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Jim Mietling - Cookeville, TN

“So sorry for the loss of Bessie, So glad we finally got to meet her at the family reunion. She cried when she seen my sister and I. We're the twins...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Janice McIntosh - Madison Heights, MI

“I was blessed to have met Bessie thru the Best Years Fellowship at the Dryden Wesleyan Church. She always had the joy of the Lord and shared His...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Bradley - Dryden, MI

“Knew the Novak family for years at Dryden Wesleyan church. Sad day indeed. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Brad Glassford - Caro, MI

“Dawn, Im so sorry for your moms passing. We all will miss her Godly example. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Arms - Lapeer, MI

“So sorry Sara ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Don Wheeler - Columbiaville, MI

“I'll sure miss her smile. Love to allBarb ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Barbaraf Mathews - almont, MI


NOVAK, Bessie age 80, August 20, 2018
Beloved wife of the late James. Dearest mother of Brenda (Kevin) Gibbs, Dawn (Timothy) Denney, James, Jr. (Suzan) and Scott (Lisa). Proud grandmother of Brent, Alyssa, Ashley, Jennifer, Nathan, Wesley, Justin, Matthew, Amanda, Jimmy III, Sarah, Victoria, Jacob, Brandon, Kylie, the late Zachary Gibbs and great grandmother of Conner & Logan. Dear sister of Katherine Calloway and Henrietta (late Ray) Looney. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation Wed. 3-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc.(Shelby Township) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 MIle Rd. Instate Thurs. 10:00am at Gateway Assembly 2796 S. VanDyke, Imlay City until Service, 11:00am. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dryden. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com