Obituary: Dale Oran Howe
Dale Oran Howe, 73, resident of Warden, passed away on June 30, 2017, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born to Oran and Ann (Daris) Howe in Portland, Ore., on Jan. 1, 1944. Dale had two brothers and one sister. He graduated in 1964 from Othello High School.
Dale married Sharon Opal (Middleton) Howe on Oct. 14, 1967, in George. They had two sons and one daughter: Dale Scott, Jason Daniel and Sonya Jenee. During his life, Dale served in the Army and held various occupations: mechanic, farmer and truck driver. Dale was involved in the Automotive Machinist Union, Coulee Baptist Association, and he was a member of the Warden First Baptist Church. He was active in 4-H with his kids doing horses and steers. Dale loved being on the internet, Facebook, helping his kids, and watching his grandchildren do various activities and getting hugs from them. He will always be remembered for wearing his famous “Jesus” faith messaged hats.
Dale is survived by wife, Sharon, of Warden; his children Scott (Maria) Howe, of Moses Lake; Jason (Kami) Howe, of Warden; and Sonya (Eric) Vraves, of Ellensburg; his sister Linda (Frank) Waters, of Burbank; sisters-in-law Suzanne (Daniel) Walker, of Ellensburg; and Karen Howe, of Moses Lake; his grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Dale will be greatly missed by family, friends and his church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ann and Oran Howe, and brothers Rodger and Larry Howe.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on July 8, 2017, at the First Baptist Church, 1017 Grant Road, Warden. Luncheon to follow the service.
Kayser’s Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake is in charge of arrangements.