Howard-Punch Sr.-Obituary

Photo courtesy of O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home - St. Paul

Howard Dean Punch Sr.

Sep 23, 1925 - Jan 20, 2014

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dear Nancy: I have left in last 6 months messages at your home...but no response...perhaps moved...just looked up howard punch..saw your dear husband passed away in Jan..God bless u e mail [email protected]# 818-359-0991 ...wonderful memories of u, Nancy xo julie gurnee wolf

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I am grateful for the opportunity I had to meet Howard Sr. at the Sholom home as well as several members of your family. I hope that the memory of Howard Sr. is a blessing to your family in the years to come.

Hi Aunt Nancy and Punch cousins. I don't remember a whole lot about uncle Howard other than he had everyones respect and was a class man. One thing I do remember is he was the only one that could get uncle Bob to smoke a cigar at holiday family gatherings! Sorry I couldn't make it back for his service. Miss and love you all.

Our prayers of love and support to Peggy, Ashley, Britney, and David and the Punch family.

Our prayers are with the family. Special blessings to our friends Peggy, Ashley, and Brittaney.

Pat, Dave, Nancy and families-

Howard was a great man and always a cheerful presence at any gathering! Many fond memories of him visiting Atomic Props, at Matt and Sam's birthday celebrations among others! The picture with cigar as so many others have commented on is perfect! May the coming days be filled with memories, stories, and the spirit of his cheerful presence.

May he rest in peace...

Dear Punch Families,
The photo doesn't show the Twinkle in Those Pearly Blue Eyes...Howie had the Twinkle even a week ago...he never lost it...Eyes are the Wonders of the World..."Well Saint Peter,'s like this..."
...You are Free of that Body now Howie, so look after us, we have a new Angel!
Robby, Paulette, Leah and Luke Cashman

Howard was a sponsor me in 3M Europe. I smuggled Cuban cigars back for his retirement. A good man for many. Prayers for family.
Bob Walters

Dear Nancy, Steve, Jim, Pat, Chris, Sue, Peggy, Howard, and David,and families,

I cannot believe that Howard joined my mom and dad so soon
after Mother's passing. I have so many wonderful memories of family events and even a vacation with our 2 families... The memories are gifts... Howard was one of my father's very best friends (as Nancy was my mother's)! I remember him calling me after Dad died 25 years ago to tell me Dad was his best friend and that he retired early to play...


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Beloved Husband, FatherGrandfather and Great Grandfatherage 88 of Mendota Heights passed away after complications from Alzheimer's on January 20, 2014. Graduate of Washburn High School, Mpls and the University of Minnesota. 40 happy and successful year career at 3M, enjoying books, travel,...

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