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Howard Bennett Scoville
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1911
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 2002
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA


ROCKFORD - Howard Scoville, 90, died at 8:25 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2002, at his home in Rockford. He was born Nov. 22, 1911, in Rockford to Albert D. and Nettie S. Scoville. Howard married Dorothy E. Johnson in 1935 in Oak Park. Graduated from Rockford High School in 1930 and the Iniversity of Illinois in 1934. He was a member of Delta Phi fraternity. Veteran of World War II, serving from February 1942 to February 1946. He left thhe military as a major, Chief Tank Automotive Section, Chicago Ordance District. Employed at Cotta Transmission Co. for 50 years, retiring as chief executive officer. Member of Court Street United Methodist Church, Rockford Country Club, Rockford Rotary Club and Society of Automotive Engineers. He was formally active in the Rockford Chamber of Commerce; vice president of the Industrial Committee. Board member in Junior Achievement. Participated in the formation of Care-A-Van service and was chairman at the time the first vehicles were in service. Honorary board member of Midway Village and Museum Center and board member from 1978 to 1996. Member of the board of Blue Cross, Illinois Hospital and Health Service from 1959 to 1982. Member of the board of HMO-Communities Health Plan from 1972 to 1982 and chairman from 1975 to 1982, and board member emeritus of Chicago Blue Cross. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; sister, Cornelia S. Scoville of Sacramento, Calif.; daughter, Charlotte (Frank. K.) Voris of Aurora; son, Thomas H. (Linda) Scoville of Rockford; grandsons Mark Scoville of Rockford, Frank H. (Dana) Voris of Elmhurst, Jeff (Julie) Voris of Waukesha, Wis., Scott (Michelle) Voris of Aurora; granddaughters Kristina Scoville of Chicago and Laura (Anthony) Calderisi of Elmhurst; great-grandson, Frank Voris; and great-granddaughters Julia Neri, Samantha Voris, Megan, Jane and Allyson Voris.

Memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in Court Street United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Norma Lee Barnhart officiating. Arrangements by Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home, North Court Street at Park Avenue. 8-24-2

Rockford Register Star
Rockford, Illinois
Saturday, August 24, 2002
Page 10A

Family links: 
  Albert Dietrich Scoville (1884 - 1959)
  Nettie F. Shellito Scoville (1883 - 1968)
  Dorothy Ester Johnson Scoville (1911 - 2008)
Willwood Burial Park
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Sep 06, 2012
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Howard Bennett Scoville
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