Clair Novak, age 68, of Foley passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial for Clair will be Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Brennyville. Rev. Leo Moenkedick will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Friday evening at the Foley Funeral Home with Parish Prayers at 5:00. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church Saturday. Burial will be in the Parish cemetery.
Clair Paul Novak was born October 16, 1949 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Norbert and Constance ‘Connie’ (Sadowski) Novak. He graduated from Foley High School in 1968 and worked at Electrolux for over 40 years until his retirement. Being in the outdoors was a favorite pastime for Clair. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding 4-wheeler. He liked to try his luck at area meat raffles; was a member of multiple card clubs, and enjoyed playing cards and cribbage. He was also a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church.
Clair is survived by his siblings: Fred (Linda) Novak of Gilman, Ruth (Ken) Kraemer of Cold Spring, Owen (Nancy) Novak of Sauk Rapids, and Myron (Dale) Novak of Foley; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Rodney Novak.