Marthalee J. Novak

Prescott, Michigan
May 17, 1937 - April 10, 2017


Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Prescott.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home, Prescott


11:00 AM, Friday, April 14, 2017

Obituary Notice

Marthalee Joy Novak, age 79, of Prescott, MI, passed away on April 10, 2017 at her home. She was born on May 17, 1937 in Toledo, OH to Elmer & Mildred (Houch) Cross. She was a retired secretary of the Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools and also sold real estate for State Wide Realty. Marty as she was known was a member of the Auxiliary for the Mills Township Fire Department, a member of the Skidway Lake Moose Lodge, and had been a para-medic. She loved hunting, fishing, woodcarving, camping, snowmobiling, tubing on the Rifle River, horseback riding and spending time with her family and friends.

Marty is survived by her husband, Robert Novak of Prescott; nephews, George (Teri) Cross, Gene (Debbie) Cross, and Darrell (Mo) Cross all of Toledo, OH; dear friend, Linda Foran of Highland, MI; and her dog, Sunshine. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Darrell & Wilbur Cross.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 4-8 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Prescott. Services will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11 am at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Kennedy officiating. Interment will be in the Mills Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Compassus. Condolences to the family may be made at


Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus


Mills Township Cemetery


Our Condolences to all of Marty Novak's family and friends.
— Mary Ellen and Leroy Good
Bob so sorry for your loss !!! Prayers for the family !!! The frank panigay family !!!
— Frank panigay
A privilege and honor to have been a friend to Marty. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Bob.
— Les and Judy Gaunt

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