WOODSTOCK – Daniel Kenneth Howe, 21, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Woodstock.
He was born Oct. 7, 1991, in Madison, Wis., the son of James and Mary Alice (Falk) Howe.
Daniel was a 2010 graduate of Woodstock High School, a member of the cross country team, and he held a track and field relay record. Along with the cross country team, other school teams and his church youth group, he participated in service trips to aid Hurricane Katrina victims, and service projects in Appalachia. He was a great storyteller, keeping his younger brother entertained for hours. He played the guitar, and he wrote and sang songs. He was a lifeguard and a swim instructor at the Woodstock Water Works and at the University of Illinois
, Urbana-Champaign. He was currently attending the U of I, and was an active member and sacristan at the St. John's Catholic Neumann Center, the Koinonia Retreat team, and served on the Service and Justice Outreach Ministry. He was a member of the Students Knights of Columbus.
Daniel is survived by his loving parents; his four sisters, Lucie Marie (Rodolfo Zamora) Howe, Monica Elizabeth (Edwing) Diaz, Marianne Louise Howe and Emily Christine Howe; his brother, John Paul Howe; grandparents Kenneth Wayne Howe and Dr. Manuel James and Gwendolyn Falk; a nephew, Gabriel Agustin Zamora; a niece, Luisa Marie Diaz; 35 aunt and uncles; and 57 cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Margie Marie Howe.
There will be a visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Resurrection Catholic Church, 2918 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock, and from 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, until the Mass celebration at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery in Woodstock. Memorials to the Appalachia Services Project, in care of Resurrection Catholic Church in Woodstock.
For information, call Skaja-Bachmann Funeral Home at 815-455-2233 or visit www.skajafuneralhomes.com.