Edward F. Novy

BRAIDWOOD—Edward F. Novy, 85, of Braidwood, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Born Oct. 17, 1933 in Braidwood, he was the son of Edward and Ella (nee Onderick) Novy. He served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958 and then he married Anna Mae Powell on March 2, 1963 at the First Methodist Church in Wilmington.
Ed was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed hunting, fishing and helping others. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and his wife of 56 years. He retired from BASF Chemical Corp.
Surviving are his wife, Anna Mae Novy, of Braidwood; sons, Kevin Novy and Brian Novy and daughter, Karen (Scott) Wenberg, all of Braidwood; grandchildren, Jessica and Tyler Wenberg; brother, James (Lauren) Novy, of Arizona; sisters, Helen (Curtis) Saltzman, of Braidwood and Marian (Archie) Schmidt, of Geneseo as well as several niece and nephews.
Funeral services were held at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Interment followed in Braceville Gardner Cemetery in Braceville.
Memorial donations in his name may be directed to the Joliet Area Community Hospice.
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Funeral services were made under the direction of R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood.