Barbara R. Novak nee Struck, age 78, of Glen Ellyn

Written by Brust Funeral Home on May 21st, 2020

Barbara R. Novak nee Struck, age 78, of Glen Ellyn, died May 20 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

Barbara was the loving wife of the late Robert A.; sister of Robert J. Struck and the late Bonnie McAullife; aunt of Phillip Geers and sister-in-law of Shirley Swanson and Sarah Novak; and many other nieces & nephews and other relatives.  She was preceded in death by 2 brother-in-laws, the late Donald Swanson and the late Leo Novak.

Barbara was born in Chicago and was a resident of Glen Ellyn for 30 years.  She was active at Sacred Heart Church in Lombard, where she did charity work and helped the disabled and the elderly.

Barbara had worked for Eastern Airlines and the State of Illinois at the Secretary of State office in Lombard.

A Memorial Mass is pending for later due to the COFID-19 Pandemic.  Interment will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Barbara’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 or to Catholic Charities, 26 W. St. Charles Rd., Lombard, IL 60148.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Visit or call 888-629-0094 for information.


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