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Dr. Frederick William, DMD, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the age of 96 years. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Jane Werner Howes, his wife of 37 years. Loving father of Nancy Howes, Frederick (Deborah) Ross Howes, and William Hale Howes. Dear stepfather to Mark (Karen) William Werner and Karen (William) Werner Schmitt. Devoted grandfather of Nicole (Adam) Howes Scott, Amanda (Sam) Rae Mason, Elliott (Lauren) William Werner, Reed Blanding Werner, Lauren (Ryan) Jane Schmitt Bosse, Erika Christine Schmitt, and Kyle Werner Schmitt. Great-grandfather of Landrick Mason, Milyn Mason, Ross Sparks, Hannah Sparks, Jonathon Sparks, Alex Scott, Mitchell Scott, Andrew Scott, Rex Werner, and Baer Werner. Also survived by numerous nieces & great-nieces. Preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Dunathan Howes. Frederick was born in 1916 on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. Upon graduation from Findlay College in 1941, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and proudly served in World War II at various squadron air bases until 1946 when he was discharged as a Lieutenant. He then attended Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University before entering the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1947. Upon graduation from dental school in 1950, Frederick entered the service again serving as a dentist for two years in the Korean War at Lowry Air Force Base and Kadina Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan. Frederick served 33 years as a dentist at the Veterans Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio before retiring in 1980. Family will receive friends at Noon on Saturday, February 23rd at the Norman Chapel, Spring Grove Cemetery, prior to the service which begins at 1 PM. Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4380 Malsbary Rd., Suite 300, Cincinnati, OH 45242 or Northminster Presbyterian Church, 703 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45231. Gwen Mooney Funeral Home (513-853-1035) entrusted with the funeral arrangements
Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on February 21, 2013