Derl C. Howe, the son of the late Eva and Emmit Howe, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at age 86.
He is survived by his son, Robert Howe (Maggie); daughter, Jennifer Ray (Kelly); stepsons, Jim and Tom Scannel; and grandchildren, Nicholas, Kaylee, Abigail and Alexander. He was brother of Joe, Duane, Eva Mary and the late Jude, Hilary, Pat and Louis. He is further survived by numerous nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
A military service for close family and friends will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring St., Union Grove, at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2.
Memorials are appreciated to the family.
Derl touched many lives as an English teacher in Shawano. He served his country in the Navy, loved nature and polka dancing. He was still active, going dancing weekly, camping and walking daily.
Max Sass and Sons Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family.