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Daniel S. Novak

Published June 15,2020

Obituary's Biography:

Daniel Steven Novak, 59, a resident of Round Lake Beach, IL, passed away June 8, 2020 at Vista East Hospital in Waukegan, IL.  He was born June 4, 1961 in Evergreen Park, IL to Constance and Edward Novak.  Daniel grew up in Hazelcrest, IL and lived for many years in the South Suburbs with his partner of 31 years, Karen Paxton, and their children Steven Novak, Matthew Novak, Justine Novak, and his step-children Sarah (Joseph Artega) Freiburg and Eli Freiburg.  The family moved to the Round Lake area in 2000. Daniel was a fisherman, kayaker, and loved to be on the lakes.  His most important contribution, among many, was as a father and grandfather to Rhyan Daniel Marden, Alexander Eli Arteaga, and Isabella Josephine Arteaga.  Daniel is also survived by his mother Connie Novak and his siblings Glenn Novak and Ginger Exo.  He will be dearly missed.  He was preceded in death by his father Edward Novak and his brother Kenneth Novak.  The family is planning to have an online service at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, please make any donations or condolences to the family care of Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.