Michael A. Howard, 61, of Elkhorn, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at United Hospital Systems-St. Catherineís in Pleasant Prairie. He was born on November 29, 1954, in Chicago, the son of Richard and Margaret (Cook) Howard.
Michael married Bonnie Wills on December 11, 1982, at Como Community Church. He enjoyed Harleys, RC cars and helicopters, electronics, Legos and anything where he used his hands to build.
Michael loved spending time with his friends, family and especially his granddaughters.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Bonnie; one daughter, Hollie (Mike) Edwards; two granddaughters, Christi and Juliet; brother-in-law Frank Petrosius; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Melody (John) Erd, Marilyn Petrosius and Elizabeth (Wayne) Olson; and three brothers, Vincent, Robert and Neal Howard.
Funeral services will be at 6:00 PM on Monday, September 12, at the Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home, 730 N Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until the service time Monday at the funeral home.
Private burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Michaelís name to the American Diabetes Foundation, 375 Bishopís Way, Suite 220, Brookfield, WI 53005.
Michaelís wish was for family and friends to please wear motorcycle gear and ride your motorcycle to the funeral.
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Elkhorn is assisting the family, 262-723-6390.
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