Obituary Record

Howard Ervin Howland
Died on 5/10/1978


Services Held For Howard Howland May 12

Funeral services for Howard E. Howland, long time Kennard resident, were held May 12 at the John A. Gentleman Westside Chapel in Omaha. Interment was in the Evergreen Memorial Park, Omaha. A military honor guard was provided by Offutt AFB, Omaha,

Howard who lived at 125 West 4th, died of cancer at the Memorial Community Hospital in Blair, Nebraska. He was 57.

Howland served in the United States Army from 1944 to 1946 working in transportation. He served in Manila the Philippines before his discharge in 1946.

After returning from military service Howland worked for the Ideal Cement Co. of Omaha until 1975. He worked for Southwest Grease and Oil of Omaha at the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Betty. Howland’s first wife Maxine died in 1945. He also survived by his son Howard, Kennard; six daughters, Mrs. Robert (Karen) Shanks, Grand Island, Nebr., Mrs. Allan (Carol) Peteman, Olympia, Wash., Mrs. David (Robby) Snyder, Sioux City, Iowa; Jennie, Sheila and Cherly Howland all of Kennard. He is also survived by four sisters, Mrs. Elmer (Helma) Johnson, Mrs. Hazel Howland both of Omaha, Mrs. Ralph (Viola) Grimme, Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Carl (Dorothy) Ran, Sheldon, Iowa; and 11 grandchildren.

Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clipping on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 5/15/1978