Regina Nowotarski (nee Wagner), 94, of Riverside and formerly of Chicago, died on Oct. 22, 2016. 

Born on September 15, 1922, she was a member of the Riverside Golden Agers, the St. Mary Council of Catholic Women, the Telephone Pioneers of America, and former alumni board member of St. Columbkille School, Sisters of Providence. 

Ms. Nowotarski is survived by her children, Linda (Raul) Villalobos, Leslie (Richard) Marks and James (Ann) Nowotarski; her grandchildren, Alexa, Mark, Allison, Kristen and Jessica; four great-grandchildren; and her sister, Helen (the late Fred) Golden. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Nowotarski; her daughter, Sharon Lea Nowotarski; and her sister, Justine Wagner. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 24 at St. Mary Church in Riverside. 

Arrangements were handled by Riverside Funeral Directors, Kenneth D. and Brian D. Kuratko, directors.