Marian J. Novitske, age 96, of Ripon, WI passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Wolverton Glen Assisted Living in Ripon.

Marian was born in Ripon, WI on August 28, 1923, the daughter of William and Frieda (Weckwerth) Kennedy. She graduated from Ripon High School. On September 7, 1946, Marian married Donald Novitske. Donald passed away in 1991. Marian worked at Ripon Foods for over 20 years, and was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary. She cherished her time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Marian is survived by her children, Michael (Louise) Novitske of West Virginia; Kathryn Novitske of Ripon, WI, Patricia Heatley of Ripon, WI, and Steven (Beverly) Novitske of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Joshua (Andria) Novitske and their daughter, Adelyn, Jennifer Stobb and her children, Haley and Brayden, Chase (Laura) Heatley and their children, Andrew and Anna, Daniel (Bailey) Heatley, Lindsey Novitske, Zachary (Kim) Novitske and their children, Alyssa and Zach, Jr., Grant (Jennie) Novitske and their children, Brodie, Jane, and Luke, Ashley O'Connor and her daughter, Corrie; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Frieda Kennedy; husband, Donald Novitske; a brother, Alan Kennedy and an infant brother, William Kennedy.

Per Marian's wishes, no funeral service will be held. Inurnment will take place at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Memorials in her name may be directed to the charity of your choice.


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