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 Holroyd Clayton Howe

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Holroyd Clayton Howe

  • Birth 22 Jul 1919 Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 2013 Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Section N
  • Memorial ID 122134535

Husband's daddy.

Dad passed away early Christmas morning, December 25, 2013 at Upjohn Community Care Center in Kalamazoo at aged 94 Years, 5 Months, 3 Days. He was born on July 22, 1919 in Kalamazoo, the son of the late Harold and Aletha (McCann) Howe.

8th great-grandson of John How & Mary Martha Jones.

Dad proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II.

On January 15, 1945, he was united in marriage to the former Mary Helene Halbert.

Dad was employed by The Upjohn Co. for 34 years until his retirement in 1980.

He is survived by his three sons and daughter-in-laws; eight grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren (ages 3years, 3months, 1month), two sisters and two sister-in-laws, and numerous nieces and nephews.

At the time of his death, there were 5 generations of Howe males (ages: 94, 67, 43, 27, and 3 months). The baby will never have the privilege of knowing his 2nd great grandpa.

Preceding him in death were his beloved wife of 58 years, Mary; grandsons, Stephen and Chad; 2 brothers, Pat and Bob; and 3 sisters, Leila, Olive and Carol.

A funeral service to celebrate Dad's life was held at Bethany Reformed Church where he had been a longtime member.


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  • Added: 24 Dec 2013
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Holroyd Clayton Howe (22 Jul 1919–25 Dec 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 122134535, citing Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Arleta💕 (contributor 46898856) .