Richard L. Howe

DELTA TWP. – Dick was born, June 22, 1939, in Escanaba, to the late Burton and Mary Frances (Olson) Howe, and passed away, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at age 74.

Dick grew up in Escanaba and graduated from MSU with an MBA in economics in 1965. While attending MSU, he joined the ROTC and upon graduation, served in Vietnam until 1967. Dick returned to MSU where he served as assistant director for the Contracts and Grants Department. He retired from MSU in 1994, after 29 years of service.

Dick enjoyed racquetball and playing cards with his two special groups of friends. Dick was also a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church.

Surviving is his wife, Patricia, of nearly 50 years; a brother, Bill (Lill); a sister, Mary Langley; brothers and sisters-in-law, Terry (Linda) McPhee and Dennis (Dianna) McPhee; two nephews, Matthew and Michael McPhee; one great-nephew and three great-nieces.

A memorial service is being planned and will be announced at a later date.

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