Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
George Howard Jr.

   George R. Howard Jr., 75, of Gladwin passed away suddenly Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 at MidMichigan Medical Center- Midland.

   George was born Jan. 26, 1932 in Flint to George and Marguerite (Granger) Howard Sr.   He married the former Sharon Cramer on Sept. 10, 2005 in Gladwin.

   George served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1951 to 1954. He was a firefighter for the Waterford Township Fire Department for 22 years retiring as captain. He was a volunteer for Hospice of Gladwin Area and was a member of Gideonís International. He loved to travel and do his crossword puzzles. George was a member of the Gladwin Cornerstone Baptist Church.

   Surviving besides his wife, Sharon, are two sons, Robert (Marti) Howard of Pensacola, Florida, David (Vikki) Howard of North Ridgeville, Ohio; one daughter, Nancy (Lee) Lynn of Fairhaven; three stepchildren, Sherry and Sam Long of Macomb County, Timothy and Cheryl of Macomb County, and Doug and Amanda Rodman of Thetford; 11 grandchildren. George is predeceased by one grandson, Jimmie, and his first wife, Barbara.

   Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 at the Gladwin Cornerstone Baptist Church. Rev. Tony Alexander officiated, and burial was in the Tuscola Township Cemetery.

   Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gladwin Area or the Gideonís. Sisson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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Tuscola Twp. Cemetery, MI
U.S. Coast Guard
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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