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Howard L Ward

Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 15 Nov 2004 (aged 78)
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 161001186 · View Source
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RACINE - Howard L. Ward, 78, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2004, at St. Mary's Medical Center.

He was a lifelong resident of Racine, born on April 7, 1926, to Melvin G. and Doris Jones Ward. On July 24, 1948, he was united in marriage to Betty J. Simanek. Howard served in the United States Navy from 1944 until 1946. He had been employed at Western Printing for 26 years, then Weise Motors, and most recently, Michael's Machine, retiring in 2003. He enjoyed going to Las Vegas, Nev. and especially to the area casinos. He was also an avid Packer and Chicago Cub's fan.

Surviving are two daughters, Suzanne (Donald) Bucholz and Beverly (Tim) Netzinger, all of Racine; three sons, Melvin (Cheryl) Ward of Illinois, Howard (Rhonda) Ward Jr. of Ohio, and Ronald (Heidi) Ward of Racine; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Carol (Jim) O'Hearn of Palmyra. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty on June 22, 2004; and a grandson, Donald J. Bucholz Jr. in 1974.

Funeral services will be held at the Hanson Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 17, 2004, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jeff Barrow officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. There will be a visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday before services from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

A special thank you to the staff on 3-C at St. Mary's Medical Center, Dr. Steven Johnson and the staff at 2 South, Woodstock Health Care in Kenosha.

3014 Northwestern Avenue 632-4479

Published in Racine Journal Times
on Nov. 16, 2004

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