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Howard "Keith" Erwin


1925 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
HOWARD "KEITH" ERWIN Howard "Keith" Erwin was born in Kansas City, Missouri on Dec. 1, 1925 and passed away Jan. 17, 2015. He married his high school sweetheart, Carol Sublett in 1945 and they were married for 65 years . In 1961, Keith took a job as Assistant Superintendent of Schools for Tehama County and began working on his Masters' Degree through Chico State College. In 1967, he was part of the group of people who started Butte College. He was the first Dean of Business Services there. He went back to teaching accounting, his first love, and stayed at Butte College until his retirement. Keith is survived by daughters, Lori Strieby (Dan) of Orland, and Dena LaRee Hartman (Jerry) of Chico. Grandchildren include Aaron Strieby, Jimmy Strieby (Michelle), Stephanie Mojica (Jesus) and Patty Strieby. He is also survived by five great-grandchildren with two more great-grandchildren expected this Spring. The family would like to thank the staff of Windchime of Chico for their patience and care for Dad. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Newton-Bracewell Funeral Home in Chico. To share your thoughts and memories of Keith and read his full obituary go to nbcfh.com
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Jan. 27, 2015
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