Dale E. Howard

November 16, 1939 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 80)


Dale E. Howard, 80, of Rockford, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020. He was born on November 16, 1939 in Belvidere to Roy and Marian (Koch) Howard. Dale enjoyed playing tennis and racketball. He also enjoyed his daily trips to Starbucks and took pride in his work as a computer programmer.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Howard; daughters, Lisa (Ron) Witalka and Kerri (David) Dennis; step-children, Shawn (Esther) Oehlke, Vailey (Antionette) Oehlke, Ruth (Glenn) Kostur; grandchildren, Lindsay,  Justin, Brandon, Courtney, Logan, Ellie and Phelan; 12 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents and son, Craig Howard. 

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