Kenneth F. Nowak, age 76 of Posen, passed away at home on May 13, 2014.

He was born May 12, 1938, in Rogers City to Alphonse and Louise (Smolinski) Nowak.

Ken served in the United States Navy from 1955 to 1959. On July 30, 1960, he married Margaret Kamyszek at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Posen. He was the owner of Cedar Craft Products in which he produced beautiful outdoor lawn furniture. Ken loved his family and enjoyed hunting, playing polka music, watching the Detroit Tigers, and spending time outdoors.

Mr. Nowak is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marge; three children, Ron (Jean) Nowak, Anne (Al) Wirgau, and Pam (John) Zelasko; seven grandchildren, John, Katie (Nate), Jennifer (Dee), Ken, Jacob, Alana, and Jenna; five great-grandchildren, Barik, Alyssa, Daniel, Janessa, and Max; seven siblings, Pat (Don) White, Shirley (Norm) Schollett, Richard (Sandie), Judi (Terry) Kaines, Robert (Pam), Michael (Ann), JulieAnn (Marc) Bergman; sister-in-law, Shirley Moulds.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alphonse and Louise; brother, Ervin.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements in care of the Beck Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice of the Sunrise Shore or Friends Together.

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