Howard Walter ApelShoreacres, TX - Howard Walter Apel, 97, 9/4/1921 - 11/5/2018 passed in Shoreacres, Texas. Third Generation Detroiter born to the late William Karl and Louise Mary (Vigneron) Apel. Retired from Superior Tool as Tool and Die Maker. Most recently a member of St. Joan of Arc....
Howard was a fixture at our flying field well into his 90's. He helped countless numbers of new pilots learn to fly R/C Helicopters. Visiting with him was more important than flying.
December 28, 2018 | Sterling Heights, MI | Friend
I want to express my sympathy to the family and friends. May the God of all comfort be with you, and give you the strength to ensure during this difficult time. Psalm 30:2
November 26, 2018
Mr. Apel was a great neighbor, he will surely be missed. He took time out of his day to say hi and talk to my kids whenever they were outside. God bless.
November 25, 2018 | St Clair Shores, MI
Mr. and Mrs. Apel were my next door neighbors when I was a child. I will always remember how kind they were to me and what wonderful people they were. No other adults had such an effect on me when I was growing up. Elaine and my Mother were very close. Howard was a bit older than my Dad,and also in the tool and die business, and they were close too. Elaine was full of fun, and Howard was so strong and always had a smile on his face. I always admired Howard. I would see him over the years...