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Robert M. Howe

Obituary for Robert M. Howe

April 25, 1923 - September 15, 2017
Port Lavaca, Texas | Age 94

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Robert Milton Howe was born to Harry M. and Audrey Fuller Howe on April 25, 1923 in San Antonio, Texas. He passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017. He married Marie Young on May 9, 1942 in San Francisco, California. They had two sons, Robert M. Howe, Jr. and Thomas W. Howe. Robert was devoted to his wife, sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

After graduating from Brackenridge High School, Robert enlisted in the U.S. Navy on December 8, 1941. He served aboard the USS Helena as a gunner's mate until she was torpedoed and sunk in The Battle of Kula Gulf in 1943. He later studied at San Antonio College and pursued a degree in Industrial Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Robert worked at the Department of the Air Force Electronic Security Command at Kelly AFB in San Antonio for 30 years. In 2003, he made Magnolia Beach his permanent home.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 58 years. He is survived by sons, Robert (Beverly) and Thomas (Donna); grandchildren, Dawn Taylor (Nathan Telck), Michelle Larscheid (Joe), Sarah Howe (Gary Fletcher) and Thomas W. Howe, Jr. (Ed Dodd); great-grandchildren, Mason Manimtim, Zach Larscheid, and Presley and Dylan Fletcher.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

SERVICE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
11:00 A.M.
PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Reverend Joe Walts officiating

MEMORIAL SERVICE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
1:00 P.M.
RICHARDSON-COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME
PORT LAVACA, TEXAS
Reverend Carl Westbrook officiating

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in his memory.

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