|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2008|
Husband's Uncle. 8th great-grandson of John How & Mary Martha Jones.
"Robert Paul Howe passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2008 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 30, 1929 in Kalamazoo the son of Harold A. and Mary (Vanden Berg) Howe.
"He served four years in the United States Air Force, during the Korean Conflict from 1948 to 1952. Robert was a high school administrator and teacher for many years and in many locations, Mendon, Marcellus, Leslie and finally Chippewa Hills, retiring in 1990.
"On February 13, 1954 he married Joann Newton, who survives. Robert and Joann spent many mornings at Theo & Stacy's Restaurant on Portage Road and enjoyed Bingo. He will be missed by many.
"Robert is also survived by his children, Daniel (Evelyn) Howe of Evart, MI, Julie (Bill) McKinney of Clermont, FL, Robert Paul Howe II (Kara) of Big Rapids and Patti (Jeff) McNeilly of Sears, MI; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Holroyd Howe of Portage; three sisters, Harriet Smith of Parchment, Olive (Ted) LaCross of Paw Paw and Virginia H. Brown of AL; many nieces and nephews.
"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Friday in the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Portage Chapel, 411 E. Centre Ave., with Rev. Dr. Robert Terwilliger, officiating. Interment will take place next week in East Fork Cemetery, Barryton, MI. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM." Obituary, newspaper.
Many thanks to Cathy Hoffman Benedict for stone photo and to Linda, who first listed and graciously transferred memorial.
Harold Adelbert Howe (1897 - 1964)
Mary Vandenberg Howe (1905 - 1967)
Joann Esther Newton Howe (1934 - ____)*
East Fork Cemetery
Maintained by: Arleta ♥
Originally Created by: Linda ~ In Loving Memory...
Record added: Nov 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31343437