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Steven E. Howard
  • Albany Fire and Ambulance Association
    Albany, IL 61230

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“So sad to see that a good friend ,Steve Howard, has passed. He will be so missed in the Albany Community and remembered for his favors he did for...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He served me many a beverage, during my tenor as a regular at Howard's. He will be missed by all who got to...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Chuck Wasinger - Phoenix, AZ

“Thank you for your time, energy, stories, and advice. ”
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“Ao sorry for your loss Chris he will be missed in Albany ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Butch Bitler - Albany, IL

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Steven E. Howard, 78, of Albany, IL, died Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the V.A. Medical Center, Iowa City, IA.

Steven was born on September 25, 1940, in Clinton, IA; the son of Harry H. and Harriett C. (Shannon) Howard. He is U.S. Air Force veteran. He was the owner and operator of Howard's Tap, Albany, for 26 years. He was a member of the Albany American Legion, Post #328 and Morrison V.F.W. He enjoyed playing Texas Holdem, reading and woodworking. Steven was also an avid Chicago Bears fan.

Survivors include his sister, Christine (Alan) Ottens, of Morrison, IL; and his nieces and nephews, Lisa (Greg) Abbott and Marci (Eugene) Smith, both of Camanche, IA, Monica Ottens of Louisville, KY, Brad (Kelly) Ottens of Sterling and Ryan Ottens of Chadwick, IL.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Robert Howard.

Visitation will be from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M., Monday, September 23, 2019, at the McDonald Funeral Home, Fulton, IL. A funeral service will follow at 11:30 A.M. at the funeral home, with Reverend Rick Koch officiating. Burial will be in the Lusk Memorial Cemetery, Albany, IL, with Military Rites conducted by the Morrison American Legion. In lieu of flowers there has been a memorial established for the Albany Fire and Ambulance Association.

The family requests that Steven's friends are encouraged to wear their Chicago Bears attire to his services.