Herbert B. Howard 86, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Lutheran Homes. Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 21, with the Rev. John Brown officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Fruitland Baptist Church Benevolent Fund in Herbert’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com .
Herbert Boyd Howard was born on November 23, 1925 in Muscatine, the son of Chester H. and Gertrude E. (Martin) Howard. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy as a Coxswain from 1943 until 1946. On November 15, 1948 he was united in marriage to Mildred Sloat in Iowa City. After her death Herbert married Janet (Marshall) Howard in 1997 in Fruitland. Following Janet’s passing, Herb married Marilyn Jarrard on July 3, 2009, in Fruitland. He was a member of the Fruitland Baptist Church and the VFW.
Local survivors include step-daughter Lori (Doug) Lindner of Solon.