Carole E Nowak: 1944-2020
Last updated 3/16/2020 at 3:26pm
Carole E Nowak, 75, passed away peacefully on March 2nd, 2020, in Edmonds, WA. Carole was born in Long Branch, NJ, on March 27th, 1944, to Victor and Evelyn Emery. She met the love of her life, Norbert Nowak, in December of 1970 and they were married on March 6th 1971. They moved to Fort Huachuca, Arizona, then moved to Edmond in 1974, where they lived in the same home until their deaths. Norbert preceded her in death in December 2007.
Carole loved to travel and kept very active. Throughout her life, she traveled to every continent (twice) and enjoyed experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. She hosted numerous exchange students in her home and kept in touch with many of them until the day she died.
Carole was also an avid golfer, enjoyed walking with friends, taking yoga classes, doing crossword puzzles, reading books, playing bridge and spending time with family and friends.
She was an active member of Holy Rosary Church for over 40 years, president of the Serra Club, a member of the Edmonds Welcomers Club, and a volunteer at the Log Cabin/Volunteer Center in Edmonds. She enjoyed playing bridge and hosting/attending monthly luncheons. Carole was also a supporter of the arts – she had season tickets to the Driftwood Theater in Edmonds and attended many plays and shows at various venues.
She is survived by her 3 daughters: Shanon (Dominic) Kneeshaw, Lynn (Chris) Stritzke and Kate Nowak (Brandon Weir); and her 5 grandchildren, Robert and Miranda Kneeshaw, Angela and Samantha Stritzke, and Jaxson Weir.
Burial services will be held at Holyrood Cemetery on Monday, March 16th at 1:30 p.m. Meet by the main office at 1:20 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Holyrood Cemetery with Norbert.
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