Allan E. Novak, age 66, of Eau Claire, WI passed away on July 14, 2016 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Allan was born February 19, 1950 in Superior, WI, the son of Barbara (Flaten) Beebe and Stanley Novak. He married Sonya Mueller in 1969. Allan was part of the class of 1968 at North High School in Eau Claire. He joined the Marines and served for 3 years. Allan loved his family very much and especially loved attending family events, including family reunions.

Allan is survived by his son, Thomas (Marie) Novak; his step children, Jason and Jeremiah Ressel and Eli (Molly) Corrigan; his brothers, Charles (Patricia) McDermott, Donald Novak, Kenneth Novak, Raymond Beebe, Dale (Tonya) Beebe, and Randall Beebe; his sisters, Joan (Larry) Aubart, Eva Kelsey, and Tammy Beebe; step-brothers, Delbert (Barbara) Beebe, and Larry (Sue) Beebe; and one step-sister Sue Ann (Dean) Linse; 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Novak and Barbara Beebe; son, Chad Novak; life partner of 20 years Jeanette Ressel; step-father, Justin Beebe; brother, Gregory Novak; step-brothers, Glyn Beebe and Gerald Beebe; his sister, Judy Fuerstenau; and step-sister, Nancy Lunderville.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel in Eau Claire.


  1. Tom & Family,

    My condolences go out too you and your entire family!, It breaks my heart to hear of your Dads passing.

    its been many years since we all together growing up as young adults, I always will be grateful for having known your dad, his humor and generosity!

    May God Bless You All,
    Dave Oyer

  2. My sincere condolences to the family of my cousin Allen. Although our family is scattered near and far the memories of childhood times remain. Cousins all gathered at Gramma Myrtle’s playing in the summer sun during family get togethers. The memories remain long after the good times have faded and it is those memories we hold most dear. Be at peace cousin Allen rest well to again play in the eternal sun.

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