Dale E. Howerton
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Dale E. Howerton, 89, of Bloomington, IN formerly of Evansville, passed away at 12:15 pm, Friday, June 7, 2013 at Garden Villa in Bloomington.
Dale was born April 16, 1924 in Lafayette, Indiana the son of Allen and Edithe (Simmons) Howerton. He was a 1942 graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, Mt. Carmel, IL and received his Bachelor of Science from University of Alabama. Dale served as a pilot of P-51 aircraft during WWII in the United States Army Air Force. He was a 63 year member of East Side Christian Church in Evansville where he served as deacon, elder and assistant treasurer. Dale retired in 1986 from Midwest Federal Savings and Loan where he was manager and vice president of the east side office. He was a 27 year member of Kiwanis Club of East Evansville and served as president in 1970-1971. Dale enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening. After living most of his adult life in Evansville, he moved and spent his last 3 years in Bloomington.
He is survived by sons, Lynn D. Howerton (Nadja) of Homestead, FL and Craig J. Howerton (Anne) of Bloomington, IN and step grandchildren, Matthew Heisterman and Colleen and Frederick Krahl.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Margaret (Jeffrey) Howerton in 2007.
Funeral Services will be held at Noon, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with Pastor Jeff Crowe officiating. Entombment will be in Oak Hill Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 10 am until time of service at Noon, Wednesday at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: East Side Christian Church, 2001 Bayard Park Drive, Evansville, IN 47714 or Mother Hubbard's Cupboard, 1010 S. Walnut, Suite G, Bloomington, IN 47401.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net
Boone Funeral Home - Evansville
5330 Washington Avenue Evansville, IN 47715
Published in Courier Press on June 11, 2013