Frank Nowak, 84

Frank James Nowak, age 84, of Colon, and formerly of Hammond, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Crown Point Christian Village.

Frank was born in Hammond, Indiana on June 17, 1936, a son of the late Lillian Nowak.

Frank attended Hammond High/Tech.

On April 9, 1993 Frank married Judith Stuller in South Bend. She would precede him in death on June 20, 2016.

Frank worked for Indiana Bell Telephone Company for 35 years as a supervisor. Following his retirement Frank moved to Long Lake in Colon to his home he had built 45 years ago. Frank was an avid Street Rodder at heart and loved classic cars.

Frank is survived by his daughter Cathy Cupka of Hobart, sons: Mark (Barbara) Nowak of Crown Point and Aaron (Melissa) Blankenbaker of Granger, Indiana, six grandchildren: Drayton, McKenzie, Dalton, Aydin, Mandy, and Mallory, many great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews and his best friend Cody the Dog.

Besides his mother Frank was preceded in death by his first wife Geraldine Nowak, second wife Judy Nowak, and brother Richard Nowak.

The Nowak family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Schipper Funeral Home in Colon. Following the visitation, we will precede to Lakeside Cemetery for a 12-noon graveside service with Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. Online condolences may be left at

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