Howell Don S. Howell, 79, of Columbus, Ohio passed away April 3, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving wife and family, after a courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Preceded in death by parents and sister. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Martha; daughters, Melissa Howell, Melinda Franks (Jeff Reynolds), Katherine Louwers (Bill); Grandchildren, Matt, Chris, and Tony Louwers, Emily and Jason Franks, and Ian Reynolds; brothers, Robert Howell and Gene Howell; faithful companion, Ginger. He served in the US Navy, attended the Ohio State University, worked at the WOSU TV Station and The Frame Station Management Co. until he retired. Services will be held at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, 3500 Mill Run Dr., Hilliard, OH 43026 on Sunday April 7, 2013. Calling hours begin at 1:30 p.m., Service at 3:30 p.m., followed by a Reception. Pastor Dan Clark officiating. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Home Reach Hospice, 800 McConnell Rd, Columbus, OH 43214 or Golden Endings Golden Retriever Rescue, 1427 Roxbury Rd C.H.E., Columbus, OH 43212. Arrangements by Rodman Snyder Funeral Home.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7, 2013