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Bernice Ann (Grosch) Novak

July 25, 1930 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 91)


Bernice Ann Novak, nee Grosch, 91 of Wentzville, MO formerly of Mehlville, MO. She was a member of Mary Mother of the Church until 2018 when she moved to Oakville, MO to be with family. She then attended St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. 
Bernice was born July 25, 1930, growing up in Baden, MO and a member of Our Lady of the Holy Cross Catholic Church. She was called home by her Savior on January 4, 2022.

Preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 blessed years, Stanley W. Novak; her parents, George & Elizabeth Grosch; brothers, Richard Grosch, Raymond Grosch, Arthur Grosch, Albert Grosch; sister, Anna Mae Strauss.

Dear mother of Jean (Ken) Meixner, Robert (Kathy) Novak, Lynn (Tim) White, Dr. Richard (Carla) Novak, Dr. Michael Novak. Dear grandmother of Brycen, Angela, Dawn, Anthony, Holly, Andrew, Jessica, and Craig. Dear sisters Marie Marklin and Carol Lee Strauss. Numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends, Sr. Catherine Ann Schuermann and Delores Mantos.

Bernice and her late husband, Stanley, helped co-found the St. Louis Metro Polka Club.  Bernice loved to dance, go shopping and out to lunch. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for any donations to go to St. Francis of Assisi  Catholic Church, 4556 Telegraph Rd. St. Louis, MO 63129.


January 13, 2022

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Pitman Funeral Home
1545 Wentzville Parkway
Wentzville, MO 63385

Funeral Mass
January 13, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
4556 Telegraph Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63129

Interment following funeral service

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Rd
St. Louis, MO 63125

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