WWII veteran, age 88, late of Kalamazoo, MI, formerly of Fort Wayne, IN and Homewood, IL passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015. Beloved husband for 57 years of Adeline C. Novak. Loving father of Melanie M. Novak, M.D. and Joseph K. Novak. Proud grandfather of Marissa Novak. Caring brother of Arthur Novak, Rita (William) Wisneski and Judy (late Gerald) Lofton. Kind uncle to a niece and many nephews. Preceded in death by parents Raymond and Pauline Novak. Joseph practiced medicine for 41 years.