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Patricia Louise Howard

July 15, 1933 ~ July 9, 2014 (age 80)

The Piano Brothers

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Patricia Louise Howard went quickly and peacefully to her Heavenly Home on July 9th, 2014.  She was born July 15, 1933 in Waterloo, Iowa to Ernest and Beryle Dyer Howard.

She attended East Hight School in Waterloo, Iowa and graduated in 1951.  She worked at teh Borden Plant until it closed and went ot work at teh City Hall, running the Print Shop as Department Head.  She retired after 31 years.

Pat moved to Stratford from Cedar Falls, Iowa in August, 2009.  She became a member of the Stratford Luthern Church and attended faithfully, becoming a member of the Altar Guild.

Pat was an avid reader and especially enjoyed suspenses.  She read cookboooks like novels.  She waited patiently for Spring each year so she could begin gardening.  Pat enjoyed collecting Armani Figurines, meeting teh sculpture, Gisippi Armani from Italy, serveral times in various places in the United States.  Tuesday through Saturday you would find her and the 8 a.m. coffee group gathering at Corina's sharing companionship and laughter.

Survivors include: a daughter, Pamela Kingery of Waterloo, Iowa; a brother, Lionel Bud Howard, of Fort Collins,Colorado; a sister, Charlene Mishler of Waterloo, Iowa.  Many nieces and nephews, and her cat Kitso.

Preceded in death by her parents and a brothe, Charles Howard, Pat's wishes were to be cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held Friday, July 18th at 2:00 p.m. at the Stratford Luthern Church.  A light lunch will be served after the service.  Pat loved color!  So come wearing something with color and we will celebrate the 'dash' between the birth and death of a wonderful loving, special lady.

Johnson Funeral Service is honored to care for Pat and her family at this time.

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