Cathy Jane Nowack, of Marinette, died peacefully on Friday, September 6, 2013, surrounded by her family after a long fight against cancer. Cathy was born in Oshkosh, Wis. on November 7, 1946, to Douglas Dunlap and Mae Krienke. She attended Menominee High School.
Cathy enjoyed employment at several local businesses, but her most import job was raising her three children; Robert, Laura and Jennifer, from her marriage to Harold Nowack. Cathy enjoyed shopping, lunch dates, the Green Bay Packers, oldies and their pet dog, Archie, and two cats: Abby and Lucy with her very special companion of 16 years, Mike Lowry.
Cathy is survived by her fiancé, Michael A. Lowry; son, Robert Nowack (Melissa) of Marinette; daughter, Laura Hanson (Carl) of Green Bay; and daughter, Jennifer Nowack of Menominee; six grandchildren; a brother, Douglas (Christine) Krienke of Menominee; a sister, Sally (Peter) Zimmer of Bark River; and three pets. Cathy is preceded in death by her parents, Douglas and Mae Krienke.
The family will hold a private memorial and ask that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Menominee Animal Shelter, N184 Haggerson Ct., Menominee, Mich.