Susan D. Howard
Susan D. Howard, 81, formerly of Vandalia, Michigan, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, at The Maples at Waterford Crossing.
She was born Nov. 26, 1937, in Elkhart to Brice R. and Helen L. (Carter) Walter.
On May 15, 1960, she married James R. Howard.
He survives, along with three children, Todd M. Howard, Elkhart, Tom W. (Karen) Howard, Middlebury, and Terri M. (Tracy) Berden, Lafayette; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, James William (Betty) Walter, Goshen; a nephew, Mark Walter; and a niece, Cynthia Peete.
A graduate of Elkhart High School and Goshen College, Mrs. Howard worked at the Middlebury Post Office and as an accountant at Sharp Baton and White Hall. Since 1969, she and her husband, Jim, owned and operated Howard & Sons Vault Company, Elkhart.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, and from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. The Rev. Timothy T. Yoder will officiate.
Burial will follow in Violett Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be given to Disabled Veterans Association.
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Published on November 7, 2019


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