Anchorage resident, Howard Wentz Louderback, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at his residence.
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His cremated remains will be interred with full military honors at 1 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2013 at Ft. Richardson National Cemetery. Please meet at the Ft. Richardson gate off the Glenn Highway at 12:30.
Howard was born May 25, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Howard and Dorothy (Steinbrecher) Louderback. He grew up in Philadelphia. He honorably served in the U.S. Navy from 1949-1953 during the Korean Conflict abroad the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Howard married Luz Tendero in January, 1956 in France. He served as a diplomat in Spain training the Spanish Navy. Moving to Alaska in 1979, he worked as an Electronics Engineer, traveling to the radar sites working as a civilian with the U.S. Air Force and General Electric. Howard retired in 1986 and the couple moved to Spain. They returned in 2000 to Alaska.
He liked to read a lot. He built his first TV set at age 16 and liked dogs.
His daughter, Dorothy shared:" He did a lot for many people, but never took credit for anything."
Mr. Louderback is survived by his wife of 57 years, Luz; one daughter, Dorothy, both of Anchorage; one brother, Fritz and one sister, Elaine
Arrangements by the Cremation Society of Alaska. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.alaskacremation.com
Published in adn.com from February 9 to February 10, 2013