Joseph Howell

Joseph Howell

Mr. Joseph R. Howell of Richland, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Plainwell. Joseph was born October 25, 1925 in Grand Rapids, the son of Joseph and Virginia (Hope) Howell.

In February of 1950, he married Beverlee Silcock, who survives.  Also surviving are 4 children, Alan Howell of Chicago, Susan (Ben) Quick of Grand Haven, Debra Snyder of Kalamazoo and Gary Howell of Richland; 4 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and one on the way; 1 great great granddaughter, and his sister, Constance Ann of Florida.

Preceding him in death was a son, Ronald Howell in 1981.

Cremation has taken place.

A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10:30-11:30 A.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.

Interment will be in Genesee Prairie Cemetery.

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  1. Desi Dieterman says:

    Dear Gary and Family,
    I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of your father/husband. May you all feel comfort in knowing that he is now with God and his son.My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Desi Dieterman

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