Carol A. Nowak, 81

Carol A. Nowak, 81, of Chicago, IL passed away at 8:05 PM Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation in Chicago Heights, IL.  She was born on January 15, 1939 in North Judson, IN to the late Frank and Jean [Newman] Shields.  On March 23, 1957, Carol married Paul Nowak, Jr.  He passed away on December 15, 1982.  Carol was a homemaker and factory worker.


Survivors include:

Paul (fiancé: Kathleen Hutson) Nowak III, Winamac, IN Son

Robert Nowak, Whiting, IN Son

Rick Nowak, Coshocton, OH Son

Many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren

Kay Shields, Winamac, IN Sister


Preceded in death by: 

Frank and Jean [Newman] Shields, Parents

Paul Nowak, Jr., Husband

William Nowak, Son

Richard Shields, Brother


Private Graveside Services will be held at Highland Cemetery in North Judson, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating.


Private Burial will take place at Highland Cemetery in North Judson, IN.


Memorial Contributions may be made to Highland Cemetery in North Judson, IN. 


Online Tributes may be offered at


Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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