JACKSON, Mich. — Bruce Anthony Nowak, 71, of Jackson, Mich., passed away March 14, 2019, at home with family by his side.
Bruce was born July 9, 1947 in South Bend, Ind., to Edward and Veronica (Von Fredrickson, of England) Nowak.
Bruce was enlisted in the army and worked 41 years at Vickers Engineering in Three Oaks, Mich. For 31 years, he spent Friday nights refereeing high school football. Bruce enjoyed Nascar, golf, and bingo. He loved Notre Dame and was an avid sports fan. Bruce was actively involved with Life Group at his church.
Bruce is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Sheryal Nowak; children: Leslie (Todd) Reed, Michael (Shelby) Nowak, Rick (Dana) Koblinski, Thomas Nowak, and Courtney Koblinski; and grandchildren: Hartlie Reed, Lilee Koblinski, Regan Nowak, Lauryn Koblinski, Maddie Nowak, and Jameson Quinn.
A memorial service honoring Bruce’s life will be held at 12 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at Vickers Leslie Funeral Home, 109 N. Church Street, Leslie, Mich., with visitation beginning 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to the family.
Online condolences can be made at www.VickersFuneralHomes.com. Arrangements entrusted to Vickers Leslie Funeral Home, PO Box 503, Leslie, MI 49251, 517-878-6600.