Timothy J. Nowak

Timothy J. Nowak

Timothy J. Nowak age 53 passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 in Lakeside, MI.

He was born October 18, 1962 in Coldwater to Jerry and Kay (Somerlott) Nowak. He was a 1981 Otsego High School graduate and for 24 years had worked at Perrigo in Allegan. Tim was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and mushroom hunting. He also liked playing golf and watching sports especially Notre Dame.

Surviving are his sons, Tyler Nowak and Matt (Lyndsey) Nowak both of Otsego; grandson, Bryce Nowak; parents, Kay (Jack) Trumbla of Plainwell and Jerry (Lyneta) Nowak of Otsego; siblings, Cindy (Scott) Musial of Lakeside and Lori Gale of Muskegon along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Friends may meet with Tim’s family from 6-8 P.M. on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where a funeral service will take place Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. with celebrant Bill Rose officiating.

Cremation will follow.

Contributions in memory of Tim may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Stephen and Jeannine Hire says:

    It’s so hard to tell you how we feel. Tim was a joy in our lives and will be missed greatly. I remember when he was small and how he could make you laugh. We share in your loss.

  2. Cindy Arnett says:

    I am terribly sorry to hear about your son’s, your father, your brother and your dear friend’s passing. May my condolences bring you consolation and peace during this painful time. My heart goes out to you all.

  3. Ron and Ruth Young says:

    We are very sadden by this news. We knew Tim from school. He was always very nice, and showed a good heart. May the peace of God, be with you during this time of sorrow.

  4. Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal says:

    Tyler my deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May God’ grace be with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Mike and Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal

  5. Chip & Beth Stewart says:

    Almost every memory of Tim (and family) are good ones…

  6. Kathi and Larry Fuss says:

    So sorry to hear of Tim’s passing! Way too young! Our thoughts and prayers are with you ALL!

  7. Conni pierce says:

    So sorry about your loss Matt ,, God call the best but he gives you a angel to watch over you God bless you and your family

  8. LaRayne Sweet says:

    So sorry for your loss..prayers for everyone

  9. Art & Betty Williams says:

    I am so sorry to hear about the death of your son, Tim.
    I am going to try and make the funeral Friday if I can.
    Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you and the family.

  10. Kenley Ramsey says:

    I am so sorry to read of Tims passing. He was always so nice to me when I worked at Perrigo in dispensing with him. Such a fun guy to work with, so sorry for his families loss.

  11. Travis Tooker says:

    Tim i worked along side of you at perrigos for over 24 years you were my golf partner for a year. I was a young guy at the time some of the best times of my life were on that morning league. As you know I left perrigos a year ago and moved to fl. I didn’t know anything was wrong you will be missed my friend.

  12. Linda Benwire says:

    Lyneta, my prayers for you and your family during this time of lose.

  13. Darl and Joyce Gilliland says:

    May you feel the prayers that are being sent your way as you go through this difficult time. Sending our love and sympathy.

  14. Bob Miles says:

    Jerry sorrry to hear of the passing of Tim . I always enjoyed taking to him. He was one of the good guys. Our thoughts will be with you during this tough time.

  15. Tim and Laurie Andrus says:

    We are praying for peace for your family at this difficult time. Please know you are in our thoughts.

  16. Ed and Pam Adams says:

    Our hearts go out to you and your family, Jerry and Neta. Ed really liked Tim and enjoyed golfing with him. May God bring you comfort and peace, and may the love and support of family and friends help you through this most difficult time. Sending love and prayers, and a special prayer for Tim’s children.

  17. Fred and June says:

    Jerry and Nita So sorry for the loss of your son. Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time.

  18. Bob Smoker says:

    Jerry – Kay Sorry to hear loss of your son -Tim My prayers and thoughts are with you. My deepest sympathy.

  19. Sherry Schumaker (Fisher) says:

    Jerry, Neta and family:
    Our family is so sorry to hear of the loss of Tim.
    We will pray for peace and comfort for all of you.

  20. Kim Kanet says:

    To the entire Nowak family

    We are so very sorry for you loss. Tim was the nicest guy. He was always welcomed at the Katje house. He will be greatly missed by all of us that knew him. Especially my kid brother Jeff (Katje).
    Again, we are so sorry
    RIP Timmy!!

    The Katje’s

  21. Larry and Barb Weaver says:

    Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. May you find comfort in your memories.

  22. Pam Kuiper says:

    Jerry and Neta

    Saddened at the loss of your son. I know you all had great times at Prairiewood.
    My prayers are with you.


  23. Todd Banks says:

    RIP Tim. May the Peacefulness that is upon you, also wrap its arms around your Family and Friends and comfort them during this difficult time. Memories were made and you are a part of all of us.

  24. Cindy Himmelein Pyle says:

    Prayers for Tim’s family he was a good neighbor and friend. He was always willing to help he brought us much laughter and joy. He will be missed

  25. Jim and Jean Cronkhite says:

    Jerry/Neta and family,

    So sorry to hear of Tim’s passing. Too young, too soon. We remember him from his company and play at Prairiewood golf course. RIP Tim.

  26. Elizabeth Pullin Fleming says:

    I was so sad when I heard Tim died. I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep all of Tim’s family in my prayers. Tim will always have a special place in my heart.

  27. Lauraj says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. May the God of all comfort sustain you as you await the promises found at John 5:28,29 and Rev. 21:4 where God promises to do away with all the things that cause us suffering and pain including death here on the earth forever. It is my sincere hope that these thoughts comfort your family at this time.


  28. Lori thorpe says:

    I miss you Tim, he was such a great friend and its hard to say goodbye

  29. Bill and Diane Cole says:

    Jerry and Nita

    So sorry to hear about Tim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  30. glenn and vera thomas says:

    kay and jack we are sorry to her about your loss our thoughts and sympathy are with you and your family

  31. DEan BOULTER says:

    FRIENDS ARE FOREVER Will keep you in our thoughts forever.

  32. Norma & Gary Snyder says:

    Our sincere sympathy to Jerry, Neta, Kay and family…

  33. Tim and Marcia Quigley says:

    Dear Friends,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May you find comfort in knowing that Tim is now an Angel in Heaven watching over you.

  34. Rick Kelly says:

    So sorry Jerry. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family

  35. Lloyd Clawson says:

    Our thoughts aND prayers are with you at this difficult time

  36. Dennis & Sharon Moore says:

    Jerry, our hearts go out to you and to all of your family members on the passing of your son. We will keep everyone in our thoughts and prayers. Try to stay strong; God is with you.

  37. Caryn Arundel says:

    I’m so sad to hear of cousin Tim’s passing.
    Condolences to Uncle Jerry, and Aunt Kay, and the entire family.

  38. Sue Reading says:

    Tim was our neighbor at Duck Lake for many years. Tim, Al, my husband, and I would sit on the deck and discuss the world’s problems or take an occasional pontoon ride. I will miss Tim and will keep your family in my prayers.

  39. Tim-Pic Meacham says:

    Jerry and Family, I am so sorry about your loss…I’m sorry I missed the funeral but I didn’t find out until after. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all. He was a Good Golf Partner and will be Missed.

  40. Yvonne Slater says:

    So sorry for your loss. My condolences.

  41. karen ( town ) myers says:

    I went to school with tim he was a great guy sorry to here of your loss my prayers are with you!

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