David Anthony Nowak of Troy died Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on May 18th. He was 56.
Dave was born June 19, 1959 in Chicago, IL to Anthony and Dolores Nowak. He grew up and attended school there, graduating from Rogers High School. He then began his career in commercial printing, first in Chicago, Denver, Spokane and for the past nine years at Washington State University. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, playing pool and riding his “Harley”. His other passion was his beloved dogs.
David and Christy Prather were married in Denver on November 14, 1997. She survives at their home in Troy. Also surviving are his sons; Eric (Rianne) Nowak and his granddaughter, Amethyst of Post Falls and Kristopher and Kaycie Baird of Spokane Valley, WA. His mother, Dolores Nowak of Yorkville, IL and a sister, Cindy Mak of Aurora, IL and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
The family suggests memorials in memory of Dave be made to any wildlife or forestry projects in Idaho.