Christopher Novak – Obit

Christopher Novak of rural Erskine, MN passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 8, 2020 at his home.

Graveside service will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery at Terrebonne with Father Joe Richards Officiating and Father Antony Fernando Con-Celebrant, following all of the Minnesota and CDC Covid-19 recommendations. Feel free to bring a lawn chair and umbrella.

Christopher Daniel Novak was born February 26, 1988 at Crookston, MN son of Walter (Danny) and Cindy (Schmitz) Novak. He was raised on the family farm near Brooks. He was baptized at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Terrebonne and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls, MN. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Red Lake Falls through the sixth grade and graduated from Lafayette High School in 2006.

Christopher worked for Anderson Seed at Mentor for many years. He also worked for Payment Farms, and also helped out on the family farm.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, kayaking and cruising around on the 4-wheeler. He also enjoyed his four-legged friend Roy.

Christopher is survived by his parents Walter and Cindy Novak; siblings Carly (Adam) Reese and Caleb Novak; nephews Carson and Carter Reese all of Brooks, MN; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Walter and Monica Novak, and Sylvester and Helen Schmitz, uncles Raymond Novak and Brian Schmitz.

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