My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I am grateful for the opportunity I had to meet Howard Sr. at the Sholom home as well as several members of your family. I hope that the memory of Howard Sr. is a blessing to your family in the years to come.
Hi Aunt Nancy and Punch cousins. I don't remember a whole lot about uncle Howard other than he had everyones respect and was a class man. One thing I do remember is he was the only one that could get uncle Bob to smoke a cigar at holiday family gatherings! Sorry I couldn't make it back for his service. Miss and love you all.
Our prayers of love and support to Peggy, Ashley, Britney, and David and the Punch family.
Our prayers are with the family. Special blessings to our friends Peggy, Ashley, and Brittaney.
Pat, Dave, Nancy and families-
Howard was a great man and always a cheerful presence at any gathering! Many fond memories of him visiting Atomic Props, at Matt and Sam's birthday celebrations among others! The picture with cigar as so many others have commented on is perfect! May the coming days be filled with memories, stories, and the spirit of his cheerful presence.
May he rest in peace...
Dear Punch Families,
The photo doesn't show the Twinkle in Those Pearly Blue Eyes...Howie had the Twinkle even a week ago...he never lost it...Eyes are the Wonders of the World..."Well Saint Peter,...it's like this..."
...You are Free of that Body now Howie, so look after us, we have a new Angel!
Robby, Paulette, Leah and Luke Cashman
Howard was a sponsor me in 3M Europe. I smuggled Cuban cigars back for his retirement. A good man for many. Prayers for family.
Dear Nancy, Steve, Jim, Pat, Chris, Sue, Peggy, Howard, and David,and families,
I cannot believe that Howard joined my mom and dad so soon
after Mother's passing. I have so many wonderful memories of family events and even a vacation with our 2 families... The memories are gifts... Howard was one of my father's very best friends (as Nancy was my mother's)! I remember him calling me after Dad died 25 years ago to tell me Dad was his best friend and that he retired early to play golf with him in Rio Verde... The picture in Howard's funeral notice is so perfect and such a great way to remember him. I apologize for babbling but I want you all to know how much I loved and respected Howard. I am confident Howard and Dad are playing golf as I write this and there is much joy in heaven as all those who left this world and loved Howard greeted him at the pearly gates... Much Love, Mary Higgins
I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF HOWARD'S PASSING.
I REMEMBER HIM FOR THE THINGS HE DID WHICH WWAS OUT OF THEM LIMELIGHT. SOME YEARS AGO MY WIFE AND I AND OUR TWO BOYS WERE IN ST PAUL.
HOWARD INVITED ME AND MY TWO SONS TO HAVE LUNCH WITH HIM IN THE EXEC. DINING ROOM AT 3m.
TO THIS DAY MY BOYS REMEMBER HIM AND HOW GOOD HE WAS TO THEM.
I REMEMBER HIM FOR MANY OTHER THINGS, HE WAS VERY GOOD TO ME DURING MY TIME WITH 3M.
HE WILL BE MISSED.
It was an honor to care for Howard and a true pleasure to know all of his family. May you find peace in your many memories of Howard. Barb Siercks
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Nancy and the family. I will always remember my time and mentorship from Howard at 3M. His fishing with my customer Trym Tex in Oregon, the incentive trips to Hawaii, my late night lessons from Howard at Cotter and Company in Chicago at the Hardware Shows. Most of all I will remember the times in Hawaii where he put on his sandles and played tennis with us as well as all the fun golf games. Good memories.
Jim, Gina and family, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. May he RIP
Nancy Both Julie and I Loved Howard very much!! I hope you are well. Bill and Julie Parks
Nancy, we are so sorry to hear of Howard's passing. Seeing his picture with the cigar brings back wonderful memories of our time at 3M.
Dan & Dodo Lathrop
Nancy, we are so sorry to hear of Howard's passing. Seeing his picture with the cigar brings back wonderful memories of our times together at 3M.
Dan & Dodo Lathrop
Pat and Sue and the entire family: My condolences on the loss of your father/husband, et al. I never met him, but it appears that he led a full and interesting life. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Nancy & Peggy - I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. We have enjoyed getting to know you and Howard through our connection at Sholom Home. Howard was always surrounded by loving family. Please accept my sincere condolences.
The picture was him. I worked in one of his divisions and he was tough but fair. He was a man's man who was a unique character at 3M. He had a great life and well worth a celebration.
HOWARD WAS SO VERY HELPFUL TO ME AT 3M. HE WAS ALSO
GREATLY AWARE OF THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF OTHERS AND
MADE SURE NONE WERE FORGOTTEN.
Howie was the best....just how are we "going to get wicked" without him? We will indeed miss him....love to all his Children, rest in pacem, our Friend.
Dick and Kathy Hanousek
Nancy - My sympathies on your loss. My parents, Rus and Audrey, so enjoyed the company of both you and Howard at so many of the industry functions. A true giant of the industry...Many blessings, Dee Willoughby
Nancy, Howard and siblings,
So sorry to see that Howard Sr. passed. Peace to him and your family. I love the photo with his cigar....the last time I saw him walking in the neighborhood he had a cigar. Peace and prayers. Brian, Peg and kids