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Howard

Howard Stephens

d. June 18, 2014

Woodbine, Iowa

Howard Ernest Stephens was born on September 14, 1927, to Bryant and Vera (Townsel) Stephens in Almyra, Arkansas. He was raised in Hope, Heber Springs and Little Rock, Arkansas. Howard married Donna Means in August of 1966. Howard drove truck, was a mechanic and welder. He worked in the garage and sewer department for the City of Omaha. At one time he operated a motel in North Platte, Nebraska and also worked on boat trailers and grain augers. Howard retired from the house cleaning business that he and Donna operated for many years. Howard loved to travel. He also enjoyed taking walks around Woodbine.

Howard died on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa at the age of 86 years, nine months, and 14 days.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Stephens; seven siblings Carl Hensley, Lorene Cordell, Homer Stephens, Charles Stephens, Tom Stephens, Jim Stephens, and Marge Rowell. He is survived by his wife, Donna Stephens of Woodbine, Iowa; three sons, Richard (Robin) Stephens of Malcolm, Nebraska, Jack (Yong) Green of Portland, Oregon, Donald (Holly) Stephens, Omaha, Nebraska; 10 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sister, Linda Blair of Omaha, Nebraska; and many other relatives and friends.

  • Visitation

    June 23, 2014
    2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Fouts Funeral Home

    501 Normal Street
    Woodbine, IA
    (712) 647-2221

  • Family will receive friends

    June 23, 2014
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Fouts Funeral Home

    501 Normal Street
    Woodbine, IA
    (712) 647-2221

  • Funeral Service

    June 24, 2014
    10:30 AM

    Fouts Funeral Home

    501 Normal Street
    Woodbine, IA
    (712) 647-2221

  • Burial

    June 24, 2014
    11:00 AM

    Woodbine Cemetery

    Woodbine, IA

  • Luncheon

    June 24, 2014
    11:30 AM

    First Christian Church

    509 Ely Street
    Woodbine, IA

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