Robert R. Howard, Janesville (1938 - 2012)
August 13, 1938 - June 23, 2012
Robert R. Howard, age 73, of Janesville, died on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at home. He was born in Darlington, on Aug. 13, 1938, the son of Charles and Helen (Hemiller) Howard. Robert served in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Germany. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and watching the Packers.
Robert is survived by four children: Deb (Stan) Luety and Dawn (Mike) Banker, both of Beloit, Diane Mecca of Modesto, CA, and Chris Howard of Janesville; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; mother, Helen Forrest of Janesville; brother-in-law, Ron Wenham of Little Chute; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including his extended AA family. He was preceded in death by his father; and sister, Nancy Wenham.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012, from 10 until 12 Noon at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Janesville. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com
“Robert would have celebrated 10 years of sobriety in November.”