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Janet Novitske

May 14, 1935 — June 30, 2022

Janet Monica Mayer Huck Novitske

Janet Huck Novitske, age 87, of Fond du Lac, WI, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

Janet was born on May 14, 1935, in St. Anne, WI to John P. and Rose (Sabel) Mayer. In August of 1954, she married James Huck at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Janet was married to James Huck for 32 years until his death on December 10, 1986. On February 4, 1994, Janet married Ralph Novitske of Ripon, WI. She was married to Ralph until his passing on January 9, 2012.

Janet was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had a love for travel. During her younger years she spent many family trips traveling out west. Later in life she spent her winters in Arizona. Janet was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Ripon. Janet loved the Lord.

Janet enjoyed her crafting hobbies. She spent many hours quilting, sewing, making Christmas ornaments, creating flower arrangements, and cross-stitching. Janet loved to host family holiday dinners. She is remembered especially for her wonderful Thanksgiving get-togethers that she made for numerous family members.

Besides being a mother of five children, Janet worked part time at Prange Way, Ace Hardware and selling Shaklee products.

Janet is survived by a daughter, Sue (Donald) Schroeder; four sons, Mike (Sandy) Huck, Mark Huck, Tim (Kim) Huck, and Pat (Laurie) Huck; two step-sons, Mark (Su) Novitske and Joel (Barbara) Novitske; two step-daughters, Eve (Doug) Krueger and Gail (Jeff Spence) Novitske; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Rose Mayer; her first husband, James Huck; her second husband, Ralph Novitske; sisters, Marie, Stella, Catherine, Alma, Ernestine and Dorothy; brothers, Gilbert, Francis and Raymond; and her daughter-in-law, Diane Huck.

Visitation for Janet will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 9:00 until 11:00 am at Holy Family Catholic Community Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac, WI 54937.

Mass of Christian Burial for Janet will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Holy Family Catholic Community Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac, WI 54937, with Father Michael Malucha officiating. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum, Fond du Lac, WI. A memorial in Janet’s name is being established.

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