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Mark j. Novakovich

May 31, 1959 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Mark Novakovich Obituary

Mark Joseph Novakovich, 64, of Ottawa, IL passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 12, 2024 at his home.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Monsignor Mark Merdian of the Ottawa Catholic Parishes officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Burial will follow at Ottawa Avenue Cemetery.

Mark was born on May 31, 1959, to Catherine Norine (Hertzner) and Frank Joseph Novakovich. He attended Columbus and McKinley elementary and Shepherd middle school and was a 1977 graduate of Ottawa Township High School. Mark previously worked at Burns Machine, Snap-On Tools and Rosen's. He owned and operated his own lawn care service from which he retired. Mark liked to camp, fish, hunt, listen to music, being outdoors and being with his family and friends.

Mark is survived by his sister Nancy (Tom) Killelea of Ottawa; brother, Steven (Felicia) Novakovich of Smithfield, NC; nieces, Patsy (Josh) Reed of Grantsville, UT and Jada Novakovich of Smithfield, NC; great nephew Karter Reed, and great niece, Sydney Reed both of Grantsville, UT; and his labrador retriever and best friend, Luca. He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal and paternal grandparents, Catherine (Gorman) and Burtt Hertzner, Kathryn and Luka Novakovich; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the donor's choice.

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January 20, 2024

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350

January 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home
1601 E Norris Dr
Ottawa, IL 61350


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