Yvonne Liska Novacek died Dec. 15. She was 66.

Mrs. Novacek was born May 23, 1946, to Ad and Lorayn O’Brien in Portland. She attended All Saints School and Grant High School. She moved to Nebraska as a young woman, and married Alfred in 1978. She worked at Davis City Manufacturing Co. in Nebraska. She and Alfred moved back to Portland in 1999.

She is survived by her husband Alfred; children, Trevor (Sally) Walsh and Todd Walsh; a sister, Joyce (Charles) Classen; and three grandchildren.

A Requiem Mass was celebrated at St. Birgitta Church.