Martha Mae Novak, 87, passed away on May 13 at Good Samaritan Society in Tyndall.
Martha is survived in death by her daughter Kathy (Jim) Hornstra, Springfield; daughter Arleen (Mark) Willoughby, Beatrice, Neb.; daughter Marlene (Loren) Buchholz, Tripp; son John (Maureen) Novak, Gillette, Wyo.; son Gerald (Kristine) Novak, Martin; and son Thomas (Helen) Novak, Yankton; 16 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild (on the way); sister Ester (Steve) Krisvold, Elk Mound, Wis.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Emanuel and Kathryne; two brothers, Ed (Jane) Yekel, Medford, Ore., and Don Yekel, rural Gordon; one sister Shirley (Bob) Heines, rural Martin; and one child in infancy.
A memorial Mass was held on May 19 at St. Leo Catholic Church in Tyndall. Inurnment will take place at Gordon Cemetery in Gordon at a later date. Goglin Funeral Home of Tyndall was honored to serve the family.