Archive for Thursday, June 16, 2005

Jack Howard

1918-2005

June 16, 2005

Graveside services for Jack Howard, 86, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Eudora City Cemetery.
Mr. Howard died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.
He was born Oct. 20, 1918, in Tallequah, Okla., the son of Harry and Esther Thoren Howard. He had lived in Eudora since 1946.
Mr. Howard served in the U.S. Army with the 919th Artillery Battalion in Europe during World War II and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. He was co-owner of Wilson & Howard Grocery from 1946 until the early 1980s. He then owned Skelly Oil Service and Tank Route Service for several years.
He was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church.
Mr. Howard married Cleo Arleta Wilson Oct. 1, 1938, in Lawrence. She died Feb. 8, 1988.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Nevieve Winter, Lenexa; and several nieces and nephews.
Warren-McElwain Mortuary/Eudora Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

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