Gary G. Howe 1949 - 2011 Junction City
A visitation for Gary G. Howe, 62, Junction City, will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Private family services will take place at a later date.
Mr. Howe died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at his home.
He was born April 19, 1949, in Newton, Iowa, the son of GrayDon G. and Maye E. Owens Howe. He attended high school in Newton, Iowa.
He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.
Mr. Howe worked as an auto mechanic and was a lifetime member of the NRA.
He married Theresa “Terry” Ensley on Oct. 15, 1970. They later divorced.
Survivors include three daughters, Lisa Rundell and husband Hugh, Lawrence, Julie Hoffer and husband Rod, Lawrence, and Amy Gaines and husband John, Des Moines, Iowa; five grandchildren, Hannah, Hope, Hunter, Riley and Ruby; one sister, Judy Leavens and husband Harold, Newton, Iowa; a sister-in-law, Gladys Howe, Waterloo, Iowa; and long-time companion Una Helman.
He was preceded in death by two infant sisters, three brothers, Larry McFarling, GrayDon Howe Jr. and Carl Howe, and his parents.
The family suggests memorials to the Gary G. Howe Memorial Fund for the Milford State Park, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.