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GEORGE T. HOWE

5/24/2013

George T. Howe, 82, Ottawa, Kan., died Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

A graveside inurnment service is planned for 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, 2013, at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, Kan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Eugenia Howe; and brother, William Howe.

He was born Sunday, Aug. 24, 1930, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Edwin and Eugenia Howe.

George was a lifelong Ottawa resident.

He graduated from Ottawa High School with the Class of 1948.

George served in the U.S. Marine Corps and served his country from 1951 to 1953. During his service, he received numerous awards and citations, including the China Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with four stars, and the United Nations Service Medal.  

After his military service, George owned and operated several milk routes for 30 years. He then hauled hay and worked for several service stations. He later operated an auto mechanic shop in Baldwin City, and from 1997 to 2005 he owned and operated George’s Feed & Bike Shop in Ottawa and later Richmond, retiring in 2005.

He attended Union Chapel Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Eugenia Howe; and brother, William Howe.

An online guest book is available at www.dengelmortuary.com

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