Richard Tollef Novy
Richard Tollef Novy

February 3, 1951 - May 3, 2016
Born in Bismarck, ND
Resided in Aurora, CO
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Richard Tollef Novy, 65, Aurora CO, died May 3rd, 2016 at his home. Services will be held at Lord of the Hills Lutheran Church in Centennial CO. A wake will be held Monday, May 9th at 7pm with services also on Tuesday May 10th at 10:30AM. Following church services, will be Richard's Internment at 1:30PM at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.

Richard was born on Feb. 3, 1951 in BismarK, ND. He was the middle of three children. He is preceded in death by his Grandmother Ethel Suby, Grandfather Tollef Suby, and his father Peter Novy. He is survived by his wife Barbara, mother Donna Novy, brother Peter Novy, sister Susan Novy, son Richard Jr. and his daughter Danielle, son Robert and his wife Jennifer, their daughter Jourdan and sons Chance and Riley, and son Ryan, his wife Cindy and their son Ryan Jr. and daughter Charly.

Richard graduated from Mandan High School in ND and joined the Army in 1969 and proudly served until he retired after 27 years in 1996 in Ft. Drum N.Y. While a member of the United States Army, he spent time in Germany, Korea, Alaska, Panama, and Haiti as well as numerous state side assignments. While in northern New York, he volunteered with the cities of Carthage, W. Carthage and Watertown. After his time in northern New York, he and Barb moved to Aurora, CO to be close to family.

Richard and his wife Barbara enjoyed traveling to all parts of the world after retirement and always enjoyed being outside, both as a soldier and civilian. His interests included : Hunting, camping, fishing, hiking, volunteering, genealogy, military history, and most of all lately spoiling and enjoying his grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family would prefer anyone who would like to make donations to donate to any military charity in Richard's memory.

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Wake
Lord of The Hills Lutheran Church
21755 E Smoky Hill Rd,
Aurora, CO US 80015
Monday, May 9, 2016
7:00 PM
Memorial Service
Lord of The Hills Lutheran Church
21755 E Smoky Hill Rd,
Aurora, CO 80015
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
10:30 AM
Reception
Lord of The Hills Lutheran Church
21755 E Smoky Hill Rd,
Aurora, CO US 80015
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
11:30 AM
Cemetery
Fort Logan National Cemetery - Area
3698 South Sheridan Boulevard
Denver, CO US 80235
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
1:30 PM