Geraldine Novshek, 92, formerly of W Jackson Street and the Harbor Club, Port Washington, died Monday, December 21, 2009 at Heritage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Port Washington.
She was born August 6, 1917 in Waldo Wisconsin to Henry and Mabel Dell Soerens. She married Frank Novshek of Port Washington on November 9, 1945 at First Reformed Church in Oostburg, Wisconsin. They made their home on W Jackson Street in Port Washington. She worked as a sales clerk for the former Lueptows Furniture in Port Washington and at the former Klein’s Haberdashery on Franklin Street. She was a former Girl Scout Leader for the Manitou Girl Scout council. Jerry had a love of music and was the organist at First Congregational Church in Port Washington for over 50 years and also taught piano and music in her home.
Jerry is survived by her children Kay Lynn Frey of Cumberland City, Tennessee, Novi (Carol) Novshek of Port Washington and Michael (Judi) Novshek of Hartford. Further survived by grandchildren Corey (Sandy) Frey, Casey (Angie) Frey, Justin Novshek, Ian Novshek, Carissa (Michael) Burback and Bruce (Tracy) Novshek, 6 great grandchildren, brothers Ken Soerens of LaCrosse, Archibale “Arch” Soerens of Oostburg, sister Lenore Payne of Scotsdale, Arizona, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank on November 26, 1993. Also preceded by son-in-law David Fry and brothers Peter and Robert Soerens.
Rev. Craig Modahl will officiate funeral services 11 am Monday, December 28, 2009 at First Congregational Church, 131 N Webster St, Port Washington. Interment Union Cemetery, Port Washington. Visitation 9 – 11 am Monday at church. Memorials to First Congregational Church or Girl Scouts Manitou Council in Sheboygan.