Mr. Nowak was a licensed attorney in Belleville for more than 30 years. He earned a bachelors degree from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, in 1979 and graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, in 1985. Mike was a member of both the Illinois and Missouri Bar Association. He belonged to St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley, nee Sauget, Nowak.
Surviving are his daughter, Amanda (Ryan) Pinkley;
two sons, Donald Nowak (fiancé, Amanda Meier), and David Nowak;
three grandchildren, Caden, Maci, and soon to be, Baby Pinkley;
his father and step-mother, Donald (Diane) Nowak;
a sister, Kimberly Pahlmann;
a step-brother, Charlie Drake;
and two nieces, Bethany Hanson, and Deanna Pahlmann
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Private family services will be held.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.