Cecile Josephine Nowak, 77, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena.

Cecile Josephine Brink was born July 31, 1941 in Bay City, Mich. to the late Robert and Bernice (Jaskiewicz) Brink. She graduated from Michigan State University and was a teacher at St. Mary School, retiring in 2004. Cecile was a member at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Surviving are her three children, Roy (Kimberly) Nowak, Elizabeth (Thomas) Tuckey, Jennifer (Scott) Senchuk; seven grandchildren, Ryan (Meagan) Nowak, Bret (Brandie) Nowak, Alyssa Nowak, Andrew Tuckey, Amanda Tuckey, Brandy (Jake) Meyers, Daniel (Masie) Senchuk; four great-grandchildren, Nia, Cody, Rynlee, Max; and brother Robert (Fran) Brink.

Cecile was preceded in death by her grandson, Cody Senchuk; and infant brother, Thomas.

Memorial visitation will take place at St. John the Baptist Church of All Saints Parish Saturday from 11 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at noon with Rev. Joseph Muszkiewicz officiating. Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Inurnment: St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Bay City