Louis A. (Shorty) Nowak

Louis A. (Shorty) Nowak, 105 of Rogers City, passed away Monday morning February 29, 2016 at Rogers City Tendercare.

The son of Joseph and Rose (Lapczynski) was born November 16, 1910 in Alpena.

Surviving are four sons, James (Carol), Jack (Gail Warren), Gary (Joan), all of Rogers City and Charles of Alpena; a daughter, Mary (John) McLean of Rogers City; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Louis was baptized, confirmed, and married from the St. Mary Catholic Church, his request was to have his Christian burial from his first church. The Mass of Christian burial was Wednesday March 2, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena with the Rev. Joe Muszliewicz officiating. Hentkowski Funeral Home is in care of his arrangements. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Alpena.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Hospice of Sunrise Shore.