1926 ~ 2013
Howard Colson was born July 19, 1926, to William Edna Colson in White City, Kansas. He entered into eternal peace on Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Boise, Idaho. He is survived by the love of his life and wife of almost 65 years, Margaret; sons and daughter-in-laws, Dwaine (Marian) Colson and Daniel (Diane); daughter and son-in-law, Debra Colson-Jackson (Lee Jackson); grandchildren, Ryan (Brenda) Colson, Aaron Colson, Cindy Colson, Nicky Cooper; great-grand children , Lukas and Lauren Colson.
Howard loved life, his family, and God. He was a generous and giving man who offered his help to anyone in need. His talents were many and his skills as an artisan in the refurbishing of antique gas pumps and woodworking were and will continue to be appreciated by many. Howard was also a World War II Navy veteran who served with honor in the Pacific theater.
A viewing for family and friends will be on Thursday, April 18 from 6 - 8 pm at Cloverdale Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10 am on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Cloverdale Funeral Home.
Memorials in honor of Howard can be sent to: St. Marks Catholic Church,7960 Northview Boise, ID 83704 or World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709 (0n-line memorial contributions available): www.peregrinefind.org/how-to-help
Cloverdale Funeral Home
1200 North Cloverdale Road Boise, ID 83713
Published in Idaho Statesman on Apr. 17, 2013