Donald C. Howard, age 88, of Delta, passed away Tuesday morning, June 9, 2020, at Fulton manor in Wauseon. Don served in the U.S. Army. He had worked for Dinner Bell Foods in Archbold. He had also farmed the family farm.
Don was born in Fulton County, Ohio, on October 7, 1931, the son of Robert C. “Ted” and Selma L. (Snyder) Howard. On December 12, 1952, he married Florence J. McIntosh, and she preceded him in death last month. He was a Gold Sheaf member and Past Master of the Aetna Grange. He loved to go to the family cottage on Posey Lake I Hudson, Michigan. His greatest love was his boys, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by son, Ted (Denise) Howard, daughter-in-law, Peggy Howard; grandchildren, Joseph (Krista) Howard, Jason (Gina) Howard, Nathan (Maribel) Howard, Elijah (Carly) Howard, Korwyn (Jason) Upell; great-grandchildren, Maxton, Graceyn, Nolan, Mollee, Jarrett, Zoe, Kaylee, Rylee, McCormick and Elliot, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence, two sons, Thomas and Timothy Howard, brother, James Howard and infant brother, Thomas.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, all services will be private. Burial will be in the Winameg Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Pike Township Veterans Memorial Fund. The family would like to extend special thanks to Fulton Manor management and staff. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements.