Nolan Noak, 93, of Carmine, TX passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at St. Mark's Medical Center in LaGrange, TX. He was born November 27, 1921 to Alfred and Freida (Schlabach) Noak in Round Top. He was baptized & confirmed in Lutheran faith and attended Round Top school. On October 25, 1959 he married Vernell Tramp in Prairie Valley and they made their home in Carmine. Rarely did you find him sitting still. He believed in staying busy and working hard and was employed with Jake's Eggs/Jacob’s Store for 50 years. He mowed yards until the age of 85 and was a former custodian of Round Top Rifle Hall, Bethlehem Lutheran Church & Richter's Cemetery. He was a member of the Round Top Sons of Hermann Lodge #151 and recently received his 60 year membership pin. His recent years were spent at Monument Hill Nursing Center where he had many friends and enjoyed playing dominos and bingo.
He is survived by his wife Vernell, son Bruce & wife Paula Noak, daughter Lanette & husband Bobby Williams all of Carmine. Grandchildren Robyn & Shannon Payne of Hitchcock, Candice Noak & special friend Brad Gorden of Houston and Emily Noak of Huntsville, sister Nola Goehring and sister-in-law Verlene Noak both of LaGrange and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Nolan Noak will be held Saturday, August 29 at 10:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top. Burial will follow at Richter's Cemetery in Round Top. Visitation will begin Friday August 28 at12:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange with family present from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Pallbearers will be his nephews, Mike Huebel, Earl Neumann, Branch Neutzler, David Noak, Nelson Noak Jr, Randy Schneider, and Wayne Noak.
Nolan was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Neva Noak and one brother, Nelson Noak.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top or Hospice Brazos Valley.
To view Nolan's video tribute, please click the following link:Video Tribute