Howard Delbert Mortimer

1939 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Howard Delbert Mortimer Obituary
Howard Delbert Mortimer, 75, passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date. He was born March 28, 1939, to Margaret and Howard C. Mortimer. Howard grew up in Keokuk, Iowa, and lived in many places, including Colorado, Oklahoma, Germany and, lately, Texas. He joined the Army at a young age and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, then worked 24 years at Lockheed Martin before retiring. Howard was an avid book reader and he loved yard work and telling tall tales. He was a loving father and friend and will be remembered always. He was predeceased by his wife, Nyoka Jean, and his son, Steven. Survivors: His daughters, Anne, Kirsten, Kendell and Cherry; and many grandchildren and other relatives.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 31, 2014
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