John G. Howe, 86

May 11, 1928 -- Jan. 13, 2015

John G. HoweJohn G. Howe of Cedarburg passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 13, 2015, at the age of 86 years.

John was born in Elcho on May 11, 1928, to Ralph and Amy (nee Jewson).

John proudly served his country in the Army Air Force during World War II. He was a retiree of Continental Can Co. in Milwaukee.

He is survived by his son, Craig, of Cedarburg; step-son, Gary (Barb) Dotzauer of Fredonia; and brother, Paul (Cecilia) Howe of New Holstein. He is further survived by grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois, and his wife, Clara, his parents, one brother and one sister. A memorial gathering will be held at the Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. with a remembrance at noon. Memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated.

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A special thanks to Kurt and Janet Kleinert for being wonderful neighbors and for treating him as more than a friend.