Obituary of Letha Bingham Novak
Victoria Advocate Online
5 Feb 2003
Letha B. Novak
February 5, 2003
RUNGE - Letha Bingham Novak, 84, of Runge, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003.
She was born July 14, 1918, in Smiley, to the late Oscar and Martha
Addison Bingham. She was co-owner of Novak's CafÃ© in Runge and was a
member of First Baptist Church in Runge. She was a member of the
Runge Museum Society and of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, Post No.
9189 in Runge.
Survivors: husband, Joe Novak; daughter, Peggy Loos of Victoria; son,
Kenneth Novak of Alpine; sisters, Faye Shock of Victoria and Aleene
Gohlke of Runge; brothers, Bill Bingham of Pettus and Robert Bingham
of Kenedy; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-
Preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Ethel Adkins, Bertha Gisler,
Otha Hoefling, Jessie Novak, Thelma Rodgers and Lila Mae Merritt;
brothers, Alvin Bingham, James Bingham and Leonard Bingham; and one
grandson, Mark Sullivan.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. tonight at Janssen Funeral Home chapel in
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home chapel, the
Rev. John Hall officiating.
Burial will be at Runge Cemetery. Janssen Funeral Home, Runge, 830-
Memorials: First Baptist Church Runge or Runge Museum.