Jeffery A, Novotny

Jeffery A, Novotny

Jeff passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in Ann Arbor.

He was born March 28, 1964 in Rapid City, South Dakota, the son of Robert and Martha (Coffee) Novotny. For 25 years Jeff had worked at Stryker Instruments in Kalamazoo. Jeff was a super hero movie fanatic and in his spare time enjoyed riding dune buggies at Silver Lake and tinkering in his garage.

Surviving are his children, Phillip (Erinn Routh) Novotny and Alecia Novotny both of Otsego; grandchildren, Leroy, Kolby and Dakota; his mother; sister, Kristy (Chuck) Cushman of Plainwell and niece and nephews, Chase, Emma and Carter Cushman.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandson, Andrew Novotny in 2007.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 21, 2017 at At the Master’s Feet Discipleship Ministry in Otsego with Pastor Ray Brown officiating.

Contributions in memory of Jeff may be made to the American Heart Association.

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  1. Connie Gordon says:

    We are all in shock that part of our Stryker family is gone. We will all cherish the memories we have with you. May your family, and friends find peace at this difficult time. Rest in peace Jeff…

  2. Jan Ested says:

    So sorry for your loss Jeff was a good man may he rest in. Please

  3. Pam Morrison says:

    RIP friend. Breakfast at work will never be the same. You are missed.

  4. Robin Behymer says:

    So very sorry for the loss of such a good friend. Jeff will always be remembered for that beautiful smile and his wonderful sense of humor. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family and friends. Rest In Peace, my friend. Until we meet again.

  5. Chris Gulembo says:

    Such a sad sad loss of a very special man! He is deeply missed. Loving thoughts to Jeffs family.

  6. Lee Slentz says:

    Even though we haven’t seen each other in years.You leave a lot of good memories.You will be greatly missed.

  7. Ivan & Kathy Kibby says:

    Dear Martha and family, Our hearts grieve with you in the loss of Jeff. May God give you peace and comfort.

  8. Donald and Angela Belden says:

    We are sorry for your loss. We love you all, and are praying for you.

  9. Dennis Ingold says:

    Jeff was a great man. He will be missed at Stryker being a fixture of the calibration program that he ran for many years with pride and confidence.

  10. betty root says:

    To Phillip, Alesha, I’m so sorry my prayers and thoughts to you and your grandmother Martha I wish I could be with you all but I’m out of state, again my deepest sympathy.

  11. Kevin Novotny says:

    Sorry for your loss prayers and thoughts to you
    Sorry I won’t be able to make to the service I will be out of town.

  12. Michelle Bowditch says:

    I miss your wicked sense of humor and your laugh, but mostly I miss you, my friend. Your family is in my prayers.

  13. Billy & julie shannon says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Love you Phil!!!

  14. Tina & Paul Laws says:

    Sorry for your loss. We are praying for all of you.

  15. Mary Peterson says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff will be missed. May he rest in peace.

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