Christopher John Novotny, age 34, of Renville, died Thursday, November 5, 2020, from injuries received in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at First Lutheran Church in Renville. The Rev. Jane Crawford will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Fairview Cemetery in Renville. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. and will continue on Thursday one hour prior to the services at the church in Renville. Masks will be mandatory at both events. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Renville, MN. Due to Covid 19, we understand if you are unable to attend, cards may be sent to the family at PO Box 464, Renville, MN 56284.
Christopher John Novotny was born on January 9, 1986, in New Ulm, Minnesota. He was adopted by Jody and Keith Novotny in September of 1986 in Olivia, MN. Chris attended school in Appleton, MN, RCW in Renville, and also YME in Granite Falls. He obtained his GED in 2003. Chris’ pride and joy was his beautiful daughter Brynna. They enjoyed going golfing, swimming, going to parks in the area, shopping, and their Daddy/Daughter dates. He was so proud of her. Chris was a good friend to everyone he met. He had such a big heart and was always there to lend a helping hand or just to listen.
Left to carry on his memory include his daughter, Brynna of New Richland, MN, his mother, Jody Boettcher of Renville, his brothers: Jeremy Boettcher (and significant other Brittany) of New Ulm and their son and daughters, Konnor, Elizabeth, Aaliyah, and Izabella; Jacob Boettcher of Renville; his best friend Chris (and Kathy) McClurg, his grandparents: Don and Patsy Fitzner of Renville, and Marge Novotny of Olivia; his aunts and uncles: Kim McFall of Hector, Todd (and Lisa) Fitzner of Renville, Kurt (and Teren) Novotny of Willmar, and Kelly (and Kathy) Novotny of Prior Lake; his step mother Peggy Novotny of Appleton, MN, and many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Keith in 2014, his grandfather Ken and his uncle Ken in 2014.
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