Donald Andrew Nowak
November 9, 1948 ~ November 14, 2013
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Donald Andrew Nowak, 65, of Asheville, died on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at his home following a year-long fight with cancer. A native of Chicago, IL, Mr. Nowak was a son of the late Andrew and Edna Rauchowski Nowak. Mr. Nowak had retired from Precision Products, where he worked as a machinist. He loved to not only build race cars, but race them himself, and was also a big fan of the Beach Boys. Mr. Nowak is survived by his wife, Rene Hendershot Nowak; son, Randy Nowak; daughter-in-law, Amy Wyatt Nowak; daughter, Dawn Ingraham and husband Danny; and four grandchildren. A celebration of Mr. Nowak's life will be held on Tuesday, November 19, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. Mr. Nowak's family wishes to thank Cancer Care of WNC and CarePartners Hospice both for their care and support of Mr. Nowak. Donations may be made to CarePartners, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.